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Man charged in clown prank

Central Point, Ore.– A picture of a man in a clown mask standing outside of Crater High School in Central Point… has landed one person in jail. The 21-year old reportedly held up a sign saying “We Are Here” at four high schools in Central Point and Medford. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and...
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Wolf depredation confirmed in Lake County

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed another wolf depredation… this one in Lake County. According to a press release…cattle producer was gathering cattle from his Forest Service allotment when he noticed a calf with severe injuries late last week. Fish and Wildlife officials investigated and determined the wounds were consistent with wolf bites....
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Native oak program offered Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A program on oak trees native to the Upper Klamath Basin will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Caledonia Ranch west of Klamath Falls.      The event offered by the Klamath County Museum will include a brief presentation on oak woodlands, as well as an opportunity to gather acorns...
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Henley student builds, donates benches

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When deciding what to do for his Eagle Scout project, 16-year-old Jacob Elwood saw the answer standing right in front of him. Elwood, member of the Henley High School tennis team, and coach Dee Hahn noted athletes had no place to sit between matches at the school’s brand new tennis courts. “Some...
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Candidates file to fill potential recall KID seats

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Five candidates have filed to run for Klamath Irrigation District board member positions… even though there aren’t any open positions… yet.   In the past few weeks… petitions have been submitted in an effort to recall three board members. An election on October 10th will determine whether Brent Cheyne and Ken Smith hold onto...
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Two men wanted in sex trafficking case

Portland, Ore.– The FBI is asking for the public’s help in locating Aaron M. Barnes, age 33, and Kamau Curnal, age 28, as part of a sex trafficking investigation. A federal grand jury in Oregon has charged both men with one count of sex trafficking of a child and one count of transportation of a...
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Domestic violence deaths on the rise in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– 24 Oregon women died at the hands of a partner or other family member in 2014… the latest year that numbers are available from the FBI as compiled by the Violence Policy Center. Overall… Oregon ranks 20th in the US in the rate of women who lose their life as a...
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State legislative candidates face-off in forum

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Five candidates are trying to earn your vote for two state legislative roles… and they’ll each take part in a forum tonight. Dennis Linthicum and Todd Kepple are competing for the role of Senator for District 28… while Jonah Hakanson… Werner Reschke… and Al Switzer are competing for the role of...
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Pierce takes heat following debate comments

Salem, Ore.– Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Bud Pierce is still taking heat over comments he made in a debate last week, saying that women and men who have an education and a good job are not susceptible to domestic abuse. He made the comments after Governor Kate Brown acknowledged being a victim of domestic abuse...
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Fire danger level lowered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Starting Tuesday morning… the South Central Oregon fire danger level lowers from HIGH to MODERATE thanks to a turn in the weather. The Industrial Fire Protection Level drops down to level one… allowing for firewood cutting after 1PM. Anyone using chainsaws or other power equipment to cut firewood is still responsible...
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