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Klamath County Considers Suing BLM

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County officials are considering joining others in a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management for its failure to comply with the O&C Act. Under the Act… the BLM is supposed to be managing more than 2 million acres of Oregon forests, which includes thinning forests by harvesting timber… selling...
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Reser’s Recalls Several Salads

Beaverton, Ore.-Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling nineteen refrigerated salad items due to notification from one of our ingredient suppliers that Listeria monocytogenes may be present in one lot of onions that was used in the manufacture of these salads. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometime...
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Man Missing in Klamath River Canyon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Search and rescue crews spent several hours Monday searching for a young man who reportedly crashed his car in Klamath River Canyon yesterday. Friends of the family posted information on social media saying that 25-year old Travis Rote had been working yesterday morning, when his truck crashed near a power plant, possibly...
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Inmates File New Lawsuits in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More Klamath County Jail inmates have filed lawsuits against police and other county officals… claiming their civil rights were violated. 25-year old Matthew Yeley is in jail facing attempted murder charges. He filed a lawsuit last week claiming that he spent several days in an unsanitary jail cell, and was denied medical treatment...
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Death Investigation in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are investigating after some folks picking mushroom near Hagelstein Park found what appear to human remains. So far, investigators have determined that the body, which has likely been out in the elements for several months… belong to a white male… less than 6-feet tall. Troopers say they didn’t find any identification...
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Texas Man Pleads Not Guilty in Pot Bust

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Texas man who was arrested Sunday after state troopers found 180 pounds of pot in his car… was in court yesterday where he pleaded not guilty to charges of illegal marijuana possession. 52-year old Michael Dale Lang from San Antonio was arrested when troopers found what they called “high-grade” marijuana...
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Man Wanted on Sex Crimes Dies in Hospital

Portland, Ore.– A man wanted in Washington County Oregon on child sex abuse crimes died earlier this year at a hospital— where he was admitted under a fake name. According to KPTV… David Pasiermiak had been indicted in 20-14 for sexually abusing a 9 year old girl. He had used another name when he...
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Klamath Falls Man Charged in Injury Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– DUII charges have been filed against 21-year old Kennan Ulestad, who ran from an injury accident earlier this week. The accident happened near the intersection of Orchard Avenue and East Division Street at around 10:40 Wednesday night. Ulestad was found at a friend’s house not far from the scene. A passenger...
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Burn Window Open for One Week More

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A 2-week burn window opens up starting on Saturday. According the Klamath County Air Quality… the spring open burn window begins Saturday at 8am… and continues through the 17th… closing at 7pm that day. Burning is only allowed IF it’s a green air quality day. Only yard debris can be burned...
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Peterson Elementary Receives $1.5 for Earthquake Retrofit

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Peterson Elementary in the Klamath Falls School District has been awarded a nearly 1.5 MILLION dollar grant to retrofit the school to be earthquake safe. The school is one of 41 in Oregon to be awarded a portion of 50.3 million dollars in grants to to make seismic safety upgrades. Until...
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