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13 Dead in Umpqua Community College Shooting

Roseburg, Ore.– Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum confirms 13 deaths in this morning’s shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg. Details are still few as Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies and Oregon State Police investigators assess the situation at the college in rural Roseburg. OSP did issue a press release confirming that there is “no...
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Recreational Pot is Now Legal to Buy, Depending on Where You Live

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  It’s official… you can now buy marijuana just for the heck of it in Oregon. Just not in Klamath County. Commissioners last week voted unanimously to ban the establishment of marijuana dispensaries in the county. An Klamath County couple is fighting for the right to open up a dispensary to commercially sell...
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Sex Crimes Under Investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Deputies with the Klamath County Sheriff’s office are investigating two separate sex crimes. A Klamath Falls man has been arrested for incest. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies yesterday took 37-year old Brian James Garman into custody on Sodomy, incest, and first degree criminal mistreatment charges. He’s being held on 120-thousand dollars bond. A...
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Earthquake Documentary to Air on OPB

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Would you be prepared if a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit in Oregon? It’s a question Oregonians have been asking since a New Yorker article was published over the summer, highlighting Oregon’s vulnerability to tremblers. Now, Oregon Public Broadcasting has put together a documentary, called Unprepared, taking an in-depth look at the...
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Starbucks Inks Deal with Albertsons for Return to KFalls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Starbucks is coming back to the Klamath Basin. MyBasin News has learned that Starbucks has signed an agreement to put a barista inside the Albertsons store on South 6th Street. According to an email from Jane Nearn, regional director for Starbucks, the coffee counter should be ready to brew your lattes...
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Extra Police on Henley High Campus After Reported Threat

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Words matter— it’s a lesson some Henley High School students are learning this morning. According to social media reports… a Henley High student was overheard telling students not to come to school today… because they were going to shoot the place up. Students reported the threat to school officials and sent out a...
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Klamath Falls Man Arrested in NW Bend Robbery

Redmond, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man is in Jail in Redmond after being arrested in connection with an armed robbery Sunday night at a convenience store in Northwest Bend. KTVZ is reporting that 32-year old Brian Keith Gifford is charged with first degree robbery… unathorized used of a motor vehicle and several other charges after...
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Two Idaho residents died in a single-vehicle wreck in Harney County. Photo: Oregon State Police

Two Dead in Harney County Wreck

Burns, Ore.–  Two Idaho residents died in a wreck in Harney County. Oregon State Police say the accident happened Thursday night… after an SUV that has been reported as speeding without its headlights on crashed on Highway 20 west of Burns. 22-year old Caleb Lynn and 42-year old Danielle Shea were not wearing seatbelts...
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Klamath County Petition Seeks to Overturn Commissioners’ Vote

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  There’s a new petition circulating in Klamath County… this one asking voters to put a county-wide referendum on next year’s ballot… overturning County Commissioner’s decision to ban pot dispensaries. Ilo and Melissa Ferroggiaro are also asking voters to sign a petition in an effort to recall commissioner Tom Mallams for what...
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Klamath Falls Man Shot, Killed Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man died Saturday after being shot and killed at a home on Johnson Street. Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge says 42-year old Kenneth Halston Wilkinson died from a gunshot wound. 60-year old Kim Johnson Noud was charged with his murder yesterday afternoon. She’s being held without bail...
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