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UPDATE: Endangered and Missing Lakeview Teen

Lakeview, Ore.– Oregon State Police (OSP) was notified that former Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth Turkle, age 42, turn himself in Sunday morning at the Lake County Jail on outstanding warrants issued Saturday for his arrest related to an investigation into an alleged sexual relationship with the missing 17-year old Lakeview girl. The girl,...
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Endangered and Missing Lakeview Teen

Lakeview, Ore.– Oregon State Police (OSP) is asking for the public’s help to find a 17-year old missing, endangered female who may be with a former Lake County Sheriff’s Office deputy wanted on charges related to an alleged sexual relationship with the missing juvenile female. KENNETH D. TURKLE, age 42, from Lakeview, is wanted...
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Water Agreement: Some Tribal Members Aren’t Happy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some tribal members aren’t happy about the vote in favor of a water use agreement for the Upper Klamath Basin. Nearly 30 tribal members protested outside the Klamath Tribal Health and Family Services Building today, some claiming that nearly one-thousand tribal members never even received a ballot. Don Gentry, Tribal Chairman...
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Veterans in Siskiyou County Can Receive ID

Siskiyou County Veteran’s Benefits Card Available

Yreka, Calif.– Military Veterans living in Siskiyou County can now get a card that provides proof of their service, so they can take advantage of benefits that are available to Veterans. Several business are offering discounts on good and services to vets with the card. You can receive a card by visiting the Siskiyou...
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Oregon Street Shooting: No Charges Filed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– No charges have been filed in connection with a shooting from earlier this week. According to Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge, they’re not calling the shooter in the case a suspect. According to Klamath Falls Police he is a 57-year old male. No names have been released related to shooting,...
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Body Found in Burned Truck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are investigating the death of a Klamath Falls man whose body was found in the bed of a burning pick-up on a dirt road south of Highway 140 West of KFalls. Crews from the Rocky Point fire district responded to the report of a truck on fire, and after...
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One Person Injured in Accident on Highway 58

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One person was injured in an early morning accident after a tractor trailer overturned on Highway 58 near the Klamath County line. The truck missed a curve and crossed the center line, hitting a guardrail and tipping over. The driver, 64-year old Teodor Margineau from Portland, wasn’t injured. A passenger, 50-year...
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Oregon Tech Student Arrested for Making Threats

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An Oregon Tech student was taken into custody in Portland after sending threatening facebook messages to classmates. Public Relations Representative Ashely Van Essen said the Oregon Tech student hadn’t returned to campus after Spring break, and the school will need to decide if they want him to come back. Van Essen...
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Lakeview Tables Moratorium Issue

Lakeview, Ore.– The city of Lakeview last night decided to table a decision on whether to impose a one-year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Council listened to public comments both in favor and opposed to the dispensaries, and stated that they’ve also received written comments. The town has until May 1...
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Veteran Recognition Program Up and Running

Klamath Falls, Ore.–It’s been in the works for several months. Starting next week, local veterans will be able to get a photo ID card that will allow them to take advantage of special discounts and services in the Basin. The Klamath County Veteran Recognition Program is funded by a grant from the VA.
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