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OIT Student a Guest at State of the Union Speech

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When President Barack Obama gives his final state of the Union speech tonight… you may see a familiar face in the crowd. According to a press release from Oregon Tech, student and Center for Native American Youth Ambassador Lydia Doza was invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington DC....
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Third Candidate Files for Commissioner Position 3

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A second person has filed to challenge County Commission Jim Bellet for his seat on the Klamath County Board of Commissioners. 42-year old Derrick DeGroot announced Thursday that he’ll run for Commission Position 3, currently held be Bellet. DeGroot said in a press release that he wants to help improve the...
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Where is the AQ Zone in Klamath County?

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  We have a RED wood burning advisory until at least noon Friday. That means no fire places or uncertified wood stoves can be used inside the Air Quality Zone, unless you have an exemption permit. Only certified pellet stoves can be used on red days.
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The Making of a Snow Day

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s a lot that goes into deciding whether or not to call a snow day. Klamath Falls City School District officials say they start the process the night before… checking forecasts… then the district’s transportation supervisor drives around starting at 4-AM to check road conditions first-hand. They’re checking to make sure...
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Mathew Yeley, 25 (Photo: Klamath County Sheriff's Office)

New Details on Frieda Street Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has released details about Monday morning’s early morning shooting at a home on Frieda Street. According to a press release, deputies responded to 4305 Frieda Street on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 1:27 am, after dispatchers received a call that two men had been shot there....
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Jail Records: Shooting Suspect Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A man wanted in connection with a shooting on Frieda Avenue early yesterday morning is in custody, according to jail records. 25-year old Mathew Yeley was booked at the Klamath County jail after 8:00 Monday night on murder, assault, weapons, and drug charges. Klamath County law enforcement aren’t confirming information about...
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Two Injured in Early Morning Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two people were reportedly injured in what witnesses have described as a drive-by shooting that happened early Monday morning in the 4300 block of Frieda Avenue. According to reports… two people were injured… one person shot in the arm, the other shot in the leg— both injuries are not considered life-threatening....
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Lawmakers Consider Bill to Allow Sale of Naloxone

Salem, Ore.–  A dose of naloxone can be the difference between life and death for someone who overdoses on opiates… and sometimes, by the time paramedics arrive with the drug, it’s too late. One Oregon lawmaker plans to introduce a bill in Salem that would allow anyone to buy the nasal spray to counteract the...
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Senior Group Receives Donated Vehicle

Lakeview, Ore.–  Lake County recently donated a retired SUV to the Lake County Senior Citizens Association last month. The 2004 Jeep Cherokee had been used by the Juvenile department, and needed to be replaced. Usually the county will sell retired vehicles at auction and get a few hundred dollars, but commissioners decided to donate...
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Arrest Warrant Issued in Connection with Klamath Falls Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A state-wide arrest warrant has been issued for a Beaverton man suspected in connection with the murder of a man’s who’s body was found in a Klamath Falls hotel over the weekend. According to Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge… KFPD was called out the the Rivers Inn on Main Street...
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