Klamath Falls woman recovering after being hit by bus

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath Falls woman was struck by a bus Wednesday afternoon and had to be airlifted to Bend. Klamath Falls police say 54-year old Deborah Grant was crossing the street when she was hit by a Basin Transit Service bus on Klamath Avenue. The bus driver told police she was...
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Malin offers chance to meet the candidates

MALIN, Ore. – You’ll have the chance to meet the candidates for Klamath County Commissioner and Treasurer at a town hall meeting Wednesday, May 2 in Malin. The question and answer session at Malin Community Hall starts at 6pm.
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Police to hold Community Watch meeting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Police Department will be having a community watch meeting on Thursday, April 26th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the Jeff Ball Room. Bill Wilkenloh with Klamath Community Corrections will be the guest speaker. Mr. Wilkenloh is tasked with supervising sex offenders in Klamath County....
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Man sentenced for fatal shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Reggie Lee Townsend Jr. was sentenced yesterday to 15 years in prison for the fatal shooting of Troy Shane Allen in November 2010. Townsend plead guilty to Manslaughter in the first degree and received a 15 year sentence that includes no early release. Two other defendants; Ezzard Jackson and Daniel...
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US Cellular to hold smart phone workshop

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The U.S. Cellular store in Klamath Falls is hosting its monthly Device Workshop this Saturday at 8:30 a.m. You don’t have to be a US Cellular customer. The workshop is for anyone who might be thinking about an upgrade to a smart phone and wants to get the most out...
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Man accused of illegal bear hunting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – State police arrested a Klamath Falls man after an investigation into illegal bear hunting. 30-year old Trevor Lawrence Harris faces charges after state officials found an illegal bear bait station near Keno last fall that used bait including salmon, dead crows, and trout. Harris faces charges including hunting bear with...
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Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Saturday, Klamath Falls police will take part in the National Drug Take Back Day, when thousands of pounds of unwanted, unused, and expired medications are dropped off to be properly disposed of. Unwanted prescriptions can be dropped off at the police department, 2501 Shasta Way between 10am and 2pm Saturday.
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Modoc County treasury funds investigated

ALTURAS, Cal. – The state Attorney Generals Office is investigating a possible $20 million misappropriation of treasury funds in Modoc County. Investigators have been interviewing top level county officials, and the probe could last another week or so. Felony charges are possible. There is one year left in a four-year statute of limitations.
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Walden urges progress on water supply agreements

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – US Rep. Greg Walden held a town hall meeting Saturday, and said he wants to hold Congressional hearings on the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and Klamath Hydroelectic Settlement Agreement. At issue are things like power rates and stabilizing water supplies for irrigators, plus the well-documented removal of four Klamath River...
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FBI: Beware of possible computer virus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI is urging all computer owners to check for a type of malware called DNS Changer. Once it’s on your computer, if you type in a specific web address, the malware can actually send you to a fake version of that website. A group of international hackers infected computers in...
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