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Klamath Falls’ classic car show to be featured on Speed Channel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The 2011 Kruise of Klamath will be featured on the television show My Classic Car with Dennis Gage on the Speed channel this weekend. Gage spent four days in Klamath Falls last year filming in the city and at Crater Lake. You can watch the episodes Saturday at 6:30am with a repeat...
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Klamath Falls gets new state trooper

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon State police are graduating a new class of troopers today. Academy training has been happening for the past 24 weeks in Salem and graduation is today. 23-year old Scott Sheldon will be assigned to the Klamath Falls Area Command office.
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Interview: Pacific Crest Trail Association

Ian Nelson of the Pacific Crest Trail Association will be at the Klamath County Museum Thursday to show a National Geographic film and answer questions the public has about the 2,650-mile trail. Newstalk 1150 KAGO talked with Nelson about the presentation. Audio: Pacific Crest Trail Association’s Ian Nelson
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New power generator begins operation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A ribbon cutting ceremony for a new hydroelectric power generator took place near A Canal Thursday. Klamath Irrigation District board of directors member Ross Fleming says this replaces the old facility which burned down in the 1950s. Audio: Klamath Irrigation District’s Ross Fleming The electricity will reduce KID’s electrical costs and...
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New power source to be dedicated today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A hydroelectric facility in the Klamath Irrigation District’s C Canal will be dedicated today and the commissioner of the US Bureau of Reclamation, Michael Connor, is expected to be in town. It’s not open to the public. The generator is expected to power over a hundred homes.
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City Council member faces sexual abuse charge

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls City Council member is facing sexual abuse charges. 60-year old Gregory Alvin Taylor was arrested yesterday and accused of sexually abusing a boy under the age of 6. Taylor was booked into the Klamath County Jail and charged with first-degree sex abuse. He was being held in...
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Deputy to be honored 130 years later

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon law enforcement will honor those who lost their lives in the line of duty next week in Salem. The ceremony May 8 will honor Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Samuel J. Lewis. It was only recenly discovered that in March 1882, Deputy Lewis was guarding a prisoner in the Klamath Falls...
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If elections are close, there will be a recount

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The May 15 primary is expected to be a close one. It’s a crowded field with 18 candidates aiming for four local offices, so this week Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith emailed the proper people this week to tell them to be prepared for a recount. Klamath County Sheriff has...
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Charges pending for man accused in Crescent Lake standoff

KLAMATH COUNTY — 26-year old Melody Mickel works at Rite Aid, and was kidnapped in the parking lot earlier this week. 28-year old Alberto Martinez then held Mickel hostage at a cabin at Crescent Lake, and that led to a standoff with the Oregon State police SWAT team. Martinez has been receiving medical treatment...
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Tulelake faces budget issues

TULELAKE, Calif. — The Tulelake city council this week talked about ways to close a $130,000 budget gap. Ideas include reducing pay to council members, and shutting off water and sewer service to customers with unpaid bills. Two full-time jobs could also be eliminated. Nothing has been finalized yet.
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