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Basin mayoral races; K Falls city council

In the Klamath Falls mayoral race, incumbent Todd Kellstrom was chosen for another term defeating opponent Donna Walker 52 to 39 percent. Chuck Pixler received nearly nine percent of the vote. In other mayoral races, Tim Saunders won in Merrill as did Patricia Ann Twamley in Chiloquin and Mike Patrick in Lakeview. Klamath Falls...
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Skrah wins Klamath Co. sheriff’s race

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — One of the most contested races in Klamath County was for sheriff where Frank Skrah defeated Mike Angeli 54 to 29 percent. Write-in votes accounted for 16 percent of the vote and current sheriff Tim Evinger was running a write-in campaign. Cory Edmondson shares more on Klamath County’s new sheriff....
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Local reaction to Presidential race

President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term on Tuesday receiving 50 percent of the popular vote over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Statewide, 53 percent of Oregon voters chose to re-elect President Obama, but Romney won Klamath County 67 percent to 29. Klamath County Democratic Party officer Dennis Sigo reacted to Obama 303-206...
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Newstalk 1150 KAGO Election Blog

Click here for up-to-date election information from Newstalk 1150 KAGO
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Viewing the Basin: Supermarket Saturday results

Niki Sampson from the Klamath Lake Counties Food Bank visited Viewing the Basin to talk about the success of last Saturday’s Supermarket Saturday.
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Basin teen arrested following Sunday shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — There are new details regarding the shooting near Keno last weekend. 15-year-old Carson McDowell is accused of shooting and killing 15-year-old Mason Tucker over the weekend at Tucker’s home. On Monday, NBC-2 reported that initial reports were the shooting was accidental, but Klamath County Deputy District Attorney Sharon Forester told...
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Election Day: Ballot Drop Sites

It is Election Day 2012 and ballots need to be received by 8 p.m. Tuesday night. There are three drop off locations in Klamath Falls open until 8 p.m. – the Klamath Basin Senior Center, the Oregon Tech Union Info Desk and the Klamath County Government Center. The Klamath County Clerk’s Office is also...
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Weekend Keno death under investigation

KENO, Ore. — Klamath County authorities are investigating a death near Keno. According to a report by NBC-2, police and medical crews responded to an apparent shooting at a home off Kann Springs Road shortly before noon Sunday. The TV station reports it is believed the victim is a 15-year-old boy, but police have...
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Supermarket Saturday donations up from a year ago

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Donations of food and money were up from a year ago at last weekend’s Supermarket Saturday. The Klamath and Lake Counties Food Bank says about 175,000 pounds of food were accumulated at the seven grocery stores participating in this year’s event. Link: See photos from the 92-5 KLAD Supermarket Saturday...
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Weekend reminders: Ballots and clock changes

A couple of reminders as we head into the weekend. Friday is the final chance for Oregon voters to turn in their ballots by mail. 44 percent of registered voters have turned in ballots. If you fail to get your ballot mailed, there are numerous drop boxes throughout Klamath County: All locations are open...
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