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25-year old Joseph Carter and his son. Carter died after being hit by a car Sunday night. (Photo: Provided)

One dead, one injured in drunk driving hit and run

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has died… a woman is injured after being hit by a car off of Shasta Way last night. Klamath Falls Police Chief Dave Henslee says the driver went off the road into a field near Fred Meyer, where he hit two people. 25-year old Joseph Carter was...
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Oregon man rescued from badger hole after fleeing from police

Ontario, Ore.– Two men are in custody for driving in a stolen car, and fleeing police, but only after a lengthy search that led to one of the suspects being rescued from a hole in the ground. Oregon State Police say that on November 3, 2016 at about 7:30AM a trooper in the Ontario...
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Man arrested weeks after eluding police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man faces several charges for allegedly leading State Police on a high speed chase in Klamath County back in September. 35-year old Charles Irwin Jackson was arrested Wednesday after he fled from a routine stop. Officers stopped chasing Jackson’s vehicle because they learned there might be a kid in the...
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Oregon voters turning in their ballots

Klamath Falls, Ore.– About 37-percent of Oregon voters have already turned in their ballots. If you haven’t put your ballot in the mail yet, it might be too late if you want to make sure it gets to the county clerk’s office in time. Only ballots that in the clerk’s office or placed in...
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Camp registration opens early for eclipse viewing

Salem OR — Starting November 17, 2016, state park campers can make reservations for campsites, yurts, and cabins to enjoy the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. The normal advance campsite reservation window opens nine months before the first night of a visitor’s stay, but a temporary change to the reservation system will affect people who want...
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$3000 reward offered for info on power line damage

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of whoever is responsible for shooting and damaging a transmission line crossing the Klamath River near Keno. According to a press release, the most recent damage was found Oct. 20 south of Clover Creek Road, however...
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Dutch Bros. donates to breast cancer research

Grants Pass, Ore.– Dutch Bros. raised more than $220,000 dollars during the month of October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All 272 Dutch Bros. locations sold pink travel mugs for $5 a piece, with the proceeds going toward breast cancer research and mammogram testing. Spokesperson Jen Wheatley says it’s no random fundraiser...
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KID gearing up for recall, special elections

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Next Tuesday is when your general election ballot has to be turned in to the Klamath County clerk’s office. But for members of the Klamath Irrigation District, there’s another vote happening on Monday AND Tuesday, November 7th and 8th. Monday is a recall election, with board member Grant Knoll’s position on the...
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Oregon Promise helps students with community college tuition

Portland, Ore.– A new state grant is helping thousands of Oregon students take classes at community colleges in the state. According to the Oregonian… early enrollment figures from state education officials show that about 6-thousand students statewide are taking community college classes through the Oregon Promise program. Oregon Promise provides tuition subsidies for students who...
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Drought conditions improving in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– What a difference a year makes. This time last year… 67-percent of the state of Oregon was in Extreme Drought, according to the US Drought Monitor. Today… less than three percent of the state meets the extreme drought designation… and more than half of the state isn’t experiencing any drought right...
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