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City Schools may put levy before voters

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Falls city school board will decide next week if it wants to put a levy before voters in May. It would be a three-year, $2.67 million local option levy that would update textbooks and re-hire several laid off teachers. If voters approved it, the three-year levy would include...
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Citizens’ committee to present funding ideas today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Public Safety Advisory Committee this morning will present its ideas on how to maintain police and jail services and find funding. The proposal will be presented at the regular meeting of Klamath County Commissioners, and Klamath Falls City Council members are expected to be there to listen.
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Information may lead to reward in Ashland case

ASHLAND, Ore. – There’s still no suspect in a killing that happened last year in Ashland, and investigators are hoping a big reward will bring some new information to light. 23-year old grocery clerk David Grubbs was nearly decapitated on a bike path. Currently the reward fund is at $10,000, and may grow soon...
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Alleged sexual assault delays Amtrak train

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A possible sexual assault caused an Amtrak train bound for Portland to be delayed for about six hours Sunday. Witnesses said a young woman was harassed by two men who were questioned by police, but not taken into custody. Since the train was moving, authorities now are trying to decide...
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Siskiyou County authorities offer reward in gold theft

YREKA, Cal. – Authorities are offering a reward now in the Siskiyou County gold theft we told you about last week. Gold nuggets valued at over $1 million were swiped from a display case at the county courthouse in Yreka. The case contained an historical sampling of gold from nearly all the mines in...
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Handcuffs and Key

Man connected to several burglaries

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 21-year old Marc Silvio Chicklero of Klamath Falls has been arrested after being allegedly linked to a group that broke into stores by driving a stolen car through a window or door. The Klamath County Sheriff’s department made the arrest Friday as part of a joint investigation with the Klamath...
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Lawmakers get revenue projections Tuesday

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s revenue projections will be released tomorrow, or in other words lawmakers will find out how much tax revenue the state thinks it will collect and therefore how much play is in the budget. Last time around, lawmakers were forced to look at layoffs and other cuts, and tomorrow’s numbers will...
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Fire victims could use assistance

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two victims of a fire last week need help. 26-year old Holly Hardt and her 10-month-old daughter, Destina, escaped with nothing more than the clothes they were wearing, and are starting from scratch. Monetary donations can be taken directly to Bank of America, 212 S. Sixth St., and deposited into...
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Two arrested in jewelry heist

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two men are facing charges after being busted trying to sell stolen jewelry. 32-year old Kevin Wade Zimmerman of Klamath Falls and 54-year old Mattio Zanotto of Yreka were arrested after the owner of Holliday Jewelry called police after he had been notified by a customer that their Poe Valley...
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Jeweler helps catch suspected burglars

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two are arrested and booked into the Klamath County Jail following an attempt to sell stolen items to a local jeweler. It is suspected that the jewelry they attempted to sell was allegedly stolen from a residence in Poe Valley. Kevin Wade Zimmerman, 32, of Klamath Falls, and Mattio Angelo...
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