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Grand Jury: Officer Involved Shooting Justified

The Klamath County Grand Jury says a November 24 officer involved fatal shooting was justified. The Grand Jury said based on evidence and testimony Officer Taylor Herbst was justified in firing on Emilio Hernandez who was armed and got into a physical altercation with Herbst as she was trying to arrest him for an...
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Airport Weather Warning for Klamath Basin

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an airport weather warning for… Klamath Falls Kingsley Field from 1 pm until 7 pm. The following weather hazards are expected: southwest winds will increase during the day with wind gusts 35 knots or higher this afternoon into early this evening.
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Winter Storm Warning

We have a winter storm warning and advisory from 1 pm this afternoon to 7 am Wednesday in which we could see between 4 to 10 inches of snow. The winter storm warning is for highway 97 between Chiloquin and Crescent. There is also a winter weather advisory for most the rest of the...
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KCSD Board Outlines Desired Qualities in Search for New Superintendent

Continuing the process of searching for the next superintendent of the Klamath County School District, the Klamath County School Board selected a list of qualities and qualifications it will use in reviewing application s and interviewing applicants.Steve Kelley, the Oregon School Boards Association consultant aiding the KCSD board on the search, said the list of qualities...
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NWS Winter Storm Watch: 4-10 Inches Possible

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from the National Weather Service from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 10 inches, are expected in the Klamath basin and northern and eastern Klamath County and western Lake County. From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday...
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Stagnant Air Through Tuesday

A stagnant weather pattern has brought poor ventilation conditions to the Klamath basin. Due to this stagnant weather pattern, the national weather service in Medford has issued air stagnation advisory. The stagnation advisory will remain effect until 8:00am Tuesday.   The Air Quality Advisory for today through NOON December 18th, 2017 IS RED. The RED Advisory Call means...
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Oregon bottle deposit program adds more containers

Starting January first, Oregonians will be able to get deposits back on even more beverage containers. Earlier this year, Oregon lawmakers expanded the deposit program, adding bottles for energy drinks, coffee and tea beverages, protein drinks, juices, and hard cider. That also means that you’ll be paying the ten-cents per container deposit when you...
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Suspicious Black Van Seen Near Sterns Elementary

The YMCA of Klamath Falls says there is someone driving around town in a black van with tinted windows that has a YMCA logo but is not connected to them. The van has been spotted in place where children gather including at Sterns Elementary School.  The Police and Sheriff’s Departments were notified and officers...
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Four New State Taxes Begin in 2018

The Oregon Department of Revenue reminding you of four new taxes that start in the New Year.   The bicycle excise tax, the vehicle privilege tax and vehicle use tax all go into effect January 1. The new statewide transit tax will start July 1.    The 2017 Legislature created four tax programs to help...
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Missing Ashland Woman Found Dead

A citizen searching for Dayna Foster found her deceased in her vehicle on a spur road off Shale City Road Friday morning. The Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the cause and manner of death; investigators report no sign of foul play. Dayna’s family has been notified of her death.  Search and Rescue...
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