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Klamath Tribes to receive grant money

WASHINGTON — Money is coming to the Klamath Tribes. A $500,000 grant will help build a preschool education center. A news release from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says 88 families could be served by the 1,600-square foot center. Funds are part of the Indian Community Development Block Grant program.
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KCC agrees to terms with new President

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College and new president Roberto Gutierrez have agreed on a contract. Gutierrez will be paid $155,000 annually. As soon as the deal is signed, it will be released publicly. Outgoing President Gerald Hamilton’s retirement becomes effective June 30, and Gutierrez is expected to start about three weeks before...
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Hostage situation ends with shooting of the suspect

KLAMATH COUNTY — The Klamath County Major Crimes Team will investigate yesterday’s hostage situation and officer-involved shooting, along with Oregon State police. The standoff at Crescent Lake ended with the suspect being shot, and he’s recovering from a non life-threatening injury. The woman inside the cabin was not hurt. The standoff lasted much of...
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Updated: Crescent Lake hostage situation

Updated – May 1, 2012 at 8:22 p.m. A suspect sought in connection with a Umatilla County missing person case received a non-life threatening gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon when he was shot by an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper assigned to the SWAT team during a standoff at a remote Crescent Lake-area cabin in...
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Gas prices drop

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Triple A reports the average price of a gallon of gas in Oregon has fallen three cents in the past week to $4.02. The price has fallen eight cents in the past month. Several spots in Klamath Falls are at $4.01.
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Military members start random drug testing today

WASHINGTON, DC – Starting today, military members will be randomly tested for prescription drugs that the Pentagon says pose a health and safety threat to troops. Military members will be randomly testerd for prescription drugs like Xanax and Vicodin in an effort to curb addictions. Military members in every branch are being told to...
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New Animal Shelter ready to open its doors

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The new Klamath County Animal Shelter opens tomorrow. Animals are being moved in today, transferred in from the old shelter on Miller Island Road. The new facility has been in the works since 2005, and offers 18,000 square feet of space for the animals at 4240 Washburn Way. The new...
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Miss Klamath County crowned

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Kayla Bowker was crowned Miss Klamath County Saturday night at the 2012 Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Scholarship Pageant. Allison Cook was crowned Miss City of Sunshine.   2012 Miss Klamath County-Miss City of SunshineScholarship Pageant Results & Awards Kayla BowkerMiss Klamath County Allison CookMiss City of SunshineAcademic Excellence...
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Trout Derby has 28.5 inch winner

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – At the 5th annual Trophy Trout Fishing Derby over the weekend, the winning fish was a 28.5 inch Redband Trout. The catch was hauled in by Brian Tecumseh early Saturday morning between Bear Island and Eagle Ridge. About 240 fishermen took part in the derby on Upper Klamath Lake.
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Alturas woman pleads guilty to shooting father, burning body

ALTURAS, Cal. – 21-year old Rochelle Cooley of Alturas awaits sentencing in the shooting death of her father. Cooley pleaded guilty to killing 52-year old Timothy Cooley and then burning his body in 2011. She claims he tried to rape her several months prior to the shooting, and insists her former boyfriend was the...
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