Klamath Police Department Holds Prescription Drug Buy Back on Saturday, April 27th

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- The Klamath Falls Police Department is holding an unwanted prescription drug buy back this weekend at the Police Department at 2501 Shasta Way. This is the  6th time the department has held this event in the last 3 years. All you have to do is bring in your medications that you...
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Klamath Basin Volunteers Honored At United Way Luncheon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.-Hundreds of volunteers in Klamath were honored Tuesday at the 20th annual Klamath Country volunteer of the year awards presented by the United Way. Honorees dined while Dennis Linthicum, Klamath County Commissioner made the presentations, awarding the highest honor of the day to Carol Usher, who volunteers at local schools, for PALM,...
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Unemployment drops in Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath and Lake counties saw their first significant drop in unemployment in several months, and while the improvement is not dramatic, it is a hint at a sign of a recovery. In Klamath County, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 11 percent, down from the February mark of...
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Interview: Miss Klamath County & Miss City of Sunshine Pageant

On Saturday night at the Ross Ragland Theater, Lindsey Reed and Stephanie Matheson were crowned as 2013’s Miss Klamath County and Miss City of Sunshine.  After the pageant, Cory Edmondson had a chance to talk with the ladies. . .    
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Interview: K-Falls Runner shares her experience with the Boston Marathon Explosions

Nora Sellheim, a 26-year-old substitute teacher for the Klamath County School District, who finished the marathon a half hour before the explosions, is back home in the Klamath Basin. Sellheim shares her story. . .  
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Suspect in two-person shooting arraigned

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The man accused of shooting two people, including a man who died, has reportedly pleaded not guilty. According to NBC-2, 27-year-old Leland Thomas Nicholson Jr. was arraigned on Thursday. He is accused of shooting 28-year-old Terry Entriken, who later died, and shooting 36-year-old Vanessa Alexander in the face on Easter Sunday....
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Gun-control measures move to Ore. Senate floor

SALEM, Ore. — Four gun-control bills have been approved by an Oregon Senate committee. If fully passed, the bills would expand background checks and add new restrictions on carrying firearms. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bills on a 3 to 2 party-line vote on Thursday. The package now goes to the Senate floor. The...
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DA’s office says man died of accidental gun wound

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An investigation by the Klamath County Major Crimes Team has concluded that a Klamath Falls man died of an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound. 47-year-old Lee Roy Myers was found dead on Saturday after authorities responded to a 911 call about a gunshot injury. In a release Thursday by his office,...
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Salt Creek Tunnel delays underway

SALEM, Ore. — The Salt Creek Tunnel construction, which had its start delayed because of weather, started officially on Wednesday. During weekday, daylight hours there will be single lane traffic with crews and pilot cars directing traffic. Delays should be up to 20 minutes. Highway 58 will be closed entirely beginning at 8 p.m....
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Revenue committee moves tax revenue hike to House

SALEM, Ore. — Seeking more tax revenue from corporations and the wealthy, Oregon Democrats advanced their plan to raise more tax dollars from those two groups. The House Revenue committee passed the plan on Wednesday, sending it to the House floor. The plan proposes raising $275 million in additional revenue to balance the state...
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