Hand Count Underway in Siskiyou County Recall Effort

Tulelake, Calif.– A recall election in Tulelake is still too close to call, so elections officials yesterday started a hand count. The vote via electronic counting showed a tie- with 65 votes in favor of removing Mayor Randy Darrow from his post, and 65 votes in favor of keeping him there.
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Klamath Falls Man Indicted on Sex Abuse Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has been arrested on sex abuse charges. A grand jury indicted 41-year Samuel Wade Ellis for first degree sex abuse of a child under the age of 14. Court documents show that the assault happened last August. Ellis pleaded not guilty to the charges earlier this week.
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Evacuees Back Home, Crews Continue to Battle Wildfire

Bend, Ore.– Residents forced from their homes by the Two Bulls wildfire out side of Bend have been allowed back home. The 69-hundred acre fire is now 40-percent contained. Once the flames are knocked down, mop up crews come through to uncover and stomp out hot spots to make sure the fire doesn’t reignite....
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Fire Fighters Collect Donations

Klamath Falls, Ore.– This week is Fill the Boot week, Klamath Falls firefighters will be out in force asking for donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. They’re hoping to raise 20-thousand dollars for the cause this year.
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Two Dead, Including Gunman, in High School Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale has left two people dead, including the shooter. At least one other person was also injured in the shooting which was reported just before nine this morning. Students were evacuated and are being released to their parents one at a time as investigators...
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Bend Fires Man-Made, Grow to 6,800 Acres

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators say both Twin Bulls Fire were caused by humans, and they’re offering a reward for any information helping them track down the culprits. The wildfire has burned close to 7-thousand acres of brush and timber so far, and is now 25-percent contained. 800 personnel are assigned to the blaze. Only...
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Escaped Inmate Caught in Multnomah COunty

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man who escaped from the Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras more than a month ago is back in custody this afternoon. 31-year old Clinton Orvill Swearningen the Second was arrested in Multnomah County Friday night on disorderly conduct charges. He’s also charged with failure to obey a police officer...
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Gas Prices Mostly Stable, Higher than National Average

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices in Oregon have been pretty stable, now that the summer traveling season is underway. The average price of a gallon of gas in Oregon is about 3-89 a gallon according to Gas Buddy-dot-com. That’s about 26 cents MORE than the national average. Average price in Klamath Falls is 3-85...
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Klamath Falls Man Arrested on Multiple Sex Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is in jail, charged with several sex crimes. Oregon State Police have arrested 58-year old David Foxen for sex abuse. According to a press release, Foxen may have been abusing an underaged girl over the course of nearly three years. Charges include Rape, first degree sex abuse,...
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Inmate Escapes Prison Work Project in California

Mount Shasta, Calif.– Law enforcement in California are looking for a man who walked away from a prison work project. 27-year old Lepaul Gardener was last seen near Mount Shasta Wednesday afternoon at 4:30. Gardener was serving time for an assault with a firearm.
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