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Sheriff: Car Thefts Up by 46%

Yreka, Calif.– Car thieves are keeping Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies busy these days. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s office… they’ve already logged 38 reports of stolen cars just since January first, nearly twice as many as last year at this time. Some of the vehicles have been found… parted out. In...
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Survey Shows Residents Support Dollar General

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Residents of Chiloquin have spoken… and they say they’d welcome a Dollar General store in their community. City leaders were concerned about allowing the discount retailer to set up a store in town, because of an on-going lawsuit involving a tribe in Mississippi, where Dollar General is refusing to acknowledge tribal...
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NTSB Report Shows Possible Mechanical Failure in Helicopter Crash

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The National Transportation Board has released a report on the helicopter accident that killed a Klamath Community College student in July of last year. The report includes eye witness testimony that states the aircraft may have lost power… then the chopper started spinning before it hit the ground, killing the pilot Anthony Gallerani…...
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The month of April… is all about the kids. Klamath Falls mayor Todd Kellstrom last week signed a proclamation… declaring the month of April as a Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to the latest figures from the Oregon Department of Human Services… the agency investigated more than 64-hundred founded abuse and...
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Locked Doors Deter Crime

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Police say the best way to avoid being a victim of a car burglary… is to lock your car doors, and keep valuables out of sight. Most car burglars won’t bother breaking windows, because that could attract attention, so they stick to swiping items that are left in unlocked cars. Residents...
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2 Calves Killed, One Injured by Wolves

Wallowa, Ore.– Two new cases of wolf depredation have been reported. According to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife… a rancher found 2 dead calves in a rangeland pasture in Wallowa County. Both calves have been confirmed to have been killed and eaten by wolves. Another calf in the same herd was found...
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Medford Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Gold Hill, Ore.– A Medford man died yesterday morning when he crashed his motorcycle on Sam’s Valley Highway east of Gold Hill in Jackson County. According to Oregon State Police.. 61-year old Scott Haynes went off the road and hit a tree. First responders called in an air ambulance to take him to the...
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Walden Plans Town Hall Visits in Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon US Representative Greg Walden will be in Klamath Falls this Saturday, to meet with you about what’s happening with the TSA Fairness Act, and other legislation that will affect us here in the Basin. He’ll be at the VFW Hall on Klamath Avenue starting at 8am Saturday morning… and then...
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2016 Open Burn Dates Announced

Klamath Falls, Ore.– As allowed by the Klamath County Air Quality Ordinance, the 2016 Spring Open Burn Window within the Klamath County Air Quality Zone will start on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. and will end Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm.  Public Health requirements for clean air are:  The Air...
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DeGroot to Kick Off Commissioner Campaign

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Candidate for Klamath County Commissioner number 3… Derrick DeGroot officially kicks off his campaign next weekend. According to a press release from his campaign, the kick-off celebration will be held Saturday, April 2nd, at Mia & Pia’s Brewhouse on Summers Lane. It starts at 2:00 PM.  
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