Missing: U.S. Sailor was in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Police say a Hermiston man reported as missing, deserted from the Navy. 23-year old Dealand Wyse has been missing since last Thursday. He was supposed to  report for duty in Silverdale, Washington on Tuesday. But he was a no-show. His cell phone was found near Brawny Burger in Klamath Falls, and police think...
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Hit & Run Leads to Power Outage

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Power was knocked out for some residents in the area of Freight Road and Clover Creek Road at around 3:30 PM Wednesday, after witnesses say a Jeld-Wen truck pulling a trailer backed into a power pole… then left the scene. The collision damaged lines, and sent sparks to the ground below,...
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Haggen Takes Over Safeway Stores This Week

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s finally happening this week…your friendly neighborhood Safeway stores become Haggen Northwest Fresh. The Seattle-based grocery store chain bought 150 Safeway and Albertson’s stores late last year, and is gradually giving each location a facelift as it changes over to its brand. The Safeway on South Sixth Street closes at 6...
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New Mobile Home Laws Passed the House

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon House of Representatives yesterday unanimously passed a bill that changes mobile home laws in the state. Under House Bill 30-16, a landlord can’t stop a tenant in a mobile home park from renting or selling their mobile home just because the landlord also has units available.
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Ground-breaking at Klamath Union

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It officially gets underway today… the 2-year renovation of Klamath Union High School. The school holds a ground-breaking ceremony at 12:15 this afternoon in the V-lot… the community is invited. Last November, voters approved a bond levy that included more than 34 million dollars to renovate the 93-year old building.
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Rooster Owner Pleads Not-guilty to Cock-fighting Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man accused of raising roosters for cock fights pleaded not guilty in court Monday. 20-year old Fernando Morales Junior was in court yesterday answering to 29 counts of cock-fighting. The birds were rescued from a home on Summers lane earlier this month. Morales’s father, Fernando Morales Senior is...
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ODFW Requests Change in Wolf Endangered Status

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It might be time to take wolves off of the endangered species list. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking staff to come up with some guidelines to figure out what it will take to either delist wolves as endangered in Eastern Oregon, or for a state-wide declassification. Right now, state officials...
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Ballots Go in the Mail this Week

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Are you ready for the election? It’s still a few weeks off.. but ballots will go out this week. The Klamath County Clerk’s office said Klamath County ballots will be mailed out on Wednesday. Several items are expected to get your attention during this election, especially since a couple of them could affect...
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New KFPD Chief Has Big Plans

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls’ New Police Chief has been busy during his first month on the job… taking the helm of the police department just as the city was working on its budget. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski says Chief Henslee has started some new initiatives… like working to create a Community Police Advisory team to...
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Home Condemned After Animals Rescued

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls home where three people were arrested and charged with animal neglect on Friday has now been condemned. According to information from the Klamath County Animal Control, their officers went to a home on Orchard Avenue to investigate a tip. With the help of Klamath Falls Police, they found  8 cats...
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