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Flooding Rains, Snowfall, Help Oregon Drought

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Oregon has benefited the most from recent rain and snow fall in the Northwest when it comes to overcoming the 4-year drought in the state. The US Drought Monitor shows that just under 40-percent of Oregon is still under Extreme Drought conditions… that’s down from more than 67-percent just three months...
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Oregon Promise Could Lure More Students to Community Colleges

Salem, Ore.–  State officials expect as many as 7-thousand current high school seniors in the state are expected to take advantage of the new Oregon Promise program. Analysts say that if that happens… that would amount to about 20-percent of graduating high schools students heading to community colleges… a 25-percent increase.  Students accepted into...
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Officers to be Recognized for Life-Saving Efforts

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two Klamath Falls Police officers are being recognized for saving the life of a Klamath Falls man. KFPD Officers Taylor Herbst and Thomas Reif were called to a home on Division Street in October, where they found a man trying to hang himself. The officers worked together to cut him down...
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Klamath Falls Woman Sues After Botched Surgery

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath County woman is asking for 3-quarters of a million dollars in damages in a malpractice lawsuit against Sky Lakes Medical Center. Twila Eastburn filed the suit in Klamath County circuit Court last week, naming the hospital and Heartfelt Obstetrics and Gynecology, along with two doctors. According to the suit… Eastburn...
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Police: Portland Tests Positive for Pot After Deadly Las Vegas Accident

Las Vegas, Nev.–  The drug test results are in and investigators say the Portland woman who drove a car onto a crowded sidewalk in Las Vegas last week tested positive for marijuana. 24 year old Lakeisha Holloway is charged with murder and attempted murder after one person died and nearly 3-dozen were injured earlier...
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Chiloquin Man Dies in Train Collision

Union, Ore.– A Chiloquin man was one of three people who died earlier this week when an SUV he was in collided with a Union Pacific train. 20-year old James Austin Johnson died in Union county Tuesday afternoon after the Jeep Cherokee he was in turned into the path of an oncoming train. 43-year...
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Klamath Falls Man Arrested on Murder Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Police have made an arrest in connection with the shooting death of a Klamath Falls man. According to the Klamath County District Attorney’s Office, police were called out to a home on Oak Street shortly after 4:00 AM Tuesday, where they found 21-year old Aaron Dillon Andrews dead from several gunshot...
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Major Crimes Team Investigates Death in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office released a statement this morning saying that they’re investigating a homicide in Klamath Falls. According to the statement, a 911 call came in shortly after 4:00 this morning, leading Klamath Falls Police to 914 Oak Street where they found an unidentified person who had died....
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Lake County Drivers to Pump their own Gas

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Lake County residents could soon be pumping their own gas. A new law goes into effect on January first, allowing gas stations in counties with a population of less than 40-thousand to allow customers to pump their own gas… but only between 6pm and 6am. Gas stations will have to have...
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Three Snowboarders Missing on Mt. Ashland

Ashland, Ore.–  Rescue crews are looking for three snowboarders believed to be missing at Mount Ashland. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the three men hit the mountain at around 10:30 yesterday morning, and haven’t returned. Rescuers started searching for them just after 6:00 this morning. The back parking lot is closed to the...
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