Dry Conditions Prompt Red Flag Warning

Dry, windy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Warning for much of the state… putting fire crews on high alert for the possibility of wild fires. Several blazes are already burning… though most are in the Western part of the state.
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Klamath Falls Woman Arrested after Police Chase on I-5

Oregon State Police had to run a Klamath Falls woman off the road when she refused to stop for troopers while she was driving the wrong way on I-5 outside of Grants Pass. It was early Saturday morning when police received several reports of a wrong-way driver in an SUV. The vehicle hit one...
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Rep. Greg Walden in Klamath Basin

Congressman Greg Walden was in Klamath Falls over the weekend… participating in a roundtable discussion at the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office… meeting with community leaders about issues facing the Basin. Some of the topics included jobs creation… forestry… water and irrigation shortages. Walden also took time out to go to the Annual Klamath Chamber...
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New State Trooper Headed to Klamath Falls

Salem, Ore– Ten Oregon State Police (OSP) recruit troopers along with 14 recruit officers from other law enforcement agencies are graduating Friday, January 24, 2014, from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) Basic Police training program.  The twenty-four (24) graduating recruit officers include 10 OSP recruit troopers, 9 city police recruit officers,...
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173rd to Conduct Night Flying Operations

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The 173rd Fighter Wing, Oregon Air National Guard, will conduct night flying operations Jan. 27-28, between approximately 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Night flying is one part of the course curriculum for F-15 student pilots at Kingsley Field. “Night flying is a critical skill which our students need to learn...
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OSP investigating Fatality crash near Dallas.

  DALLAS, Ore. – Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation of Thursday afternoon’s fatal traffic crash involving a loaded log truck and sport utility vehicle on Highway 223 about three miles south of Dallas. Updated information indicates on January 23, 2014 at approximately 1:15 p.m., a loaded log truck driven by ROBERT...
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Earthquake Hits Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon played host to an  earthquake on Friday. The US Geological survey confirming that a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit about 26 miles northwest of Gold Beach shortly before 6 Friday morning. No injuries or damages were reported. 
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Neighbor Alerts Family to House Fire

Klamath Falls, OR Quick-thinking neighbors helped to alert a Klamath Falls family that their home was on fire. A pick-up truck’s engine block ignited a blaze at a home on Bartlett Avenue late last night. Kevin Dutton ran to the home and pounded on the door to alert the residents. Four adults and three...
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State considers local control for pot dispensaries

Salem, Ore. - Oregon lawmakers plan to take up a bill next month allowing local regulation of pot dispensaries. Lawmakers last year passed legislation creating a registry of medical marijuana dispensaries, but not providing much regulation otherwise. This new bill would let local governments decide what restrictions to place on dispensaries.
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State re-allocates state funding: Klamath loses, Lake gains

Salem, Ore. - Klamath Basin schools will lose some state funding next Fall, as the state changes the way it distributes more that $120 million in funding to serve children from low income households. Klamath County and Klamath Falls School Districts will each lose about 1% of their annual funding. Lake County, however, will see...
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