Klamath County Newswire

Klamath County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Klamath County, OR.

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  1. No charges in Klamath Falls shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    Klamath Falls Police Chief David Henslee spoke with NBC5 shortly after the shooting occurred: "When we arrived on scene, we found a male victim - we started CPR, tried to resuscitate him, but unfortunately that was not successful - and he has passed away." Klamath County District Attorney Eve Costello says after reviewing police reports, the woman who fired the shot will not be charged.

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  2. Oregon man pleads guilty in 2016 killing of girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News-Review

    ... ed comment. Authorities have not said exactly how Hart was killed. Her remains were found in a wooded area of Klamath County.

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  3. Grocers pour $2 million into effort to ban taxes on foodRead the original story

    Tuesday May 15 | The Oregonian

    ... campaigns. Derrick DeGroot, one of the tax initiative's petitioners, is a full-time county commissioner in Klamath County who said he learned of the initiative effort "through connections in Salem." He said broadening Oregon's existing requirement ...

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  4. Low voter turnout across southern Oregon for midterm electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | KOBI NBC5

    ... in our elections." In Josephine County, voter turnout was currently at around 20 percent as of 4 p.m. For Klamath County, it was about 23 percent. Clerks in Klamath County said turnout was significantly lower than previous years around the same ...

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  5. Tourism numbers show increase in visitors to Southern OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | KOBI NBC5

    ... international spending and international visitation," said Davidson. "Jackson County was up 6.6 percent and Klamath County was up 8.8 percent, outpacing the whole rest of the State of Oregon," said Brad Niva with Travel Southern Oregon. "We're ...

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  6. Texas fugitive found in Klamath CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | KOBI NBC5

    The Sacramento Bee reported that in 2011, 43-year-old Shawn Monroe Cowan was convicted of "indecency with a child" stemming from an incident involving a 9-year-old girl. Cowan registered as a sex offender in Beaumont, Texas in May 2017, but he disappeared shortly thereafter.

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  7. Klamath Falls H.S. student arrested for having gun on school propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | KOBI NBC5

    The Klamath County Sheriff's Office said on the May 3, a Mazama school resource officer started looking into a report of two students smoking marijuana in the parking lot of Mazama High School. During the investigation, the officer reportedly found drugs and a firearm in the vehicle of 18-year-old Mazama High student Juan Zambrano-Lopez.

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  8. Ashland Police reports, April 27 - May 2Read the original story

    Wednesday May 2 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Boulevard. Monday, 5:17 - Police took a missing adult report. Monday, 5:24 p.m. - Police arrested a man on a Klamath County warrant in the 2200 block of Ashland Street. Monday, 5:26 p.m. - Police responded to a report of a resident finding buried ...

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  9. Umpqua Valley handles Hosanna Christian, 15-3, in five inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | The News-Review

    Lightning and rain relays led to the longest five-inning game of the season for the Umpqua Valley Christian baseball team on Saturday. But the sixth-ranked Monarchs weathered the 5 1/2-hour contest and took care of business, leaving Klamath County with a 15-3 rout of Hosanna Christian in a Special District 4 game.

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  10. Jackson gets 12 years for Klamath County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | KOBI NBC5

    A Chiloquin man who shot an 84 year old man in the leg in June of 2017 is headed to prison for 12 and a half years. 36 Year old Charles Irwin Jackson pleaded 'guilty' Thursday morning to charges of second degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, and third degree rape as part of a negotiated settlement.

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  11. Stolen car stop leads to meth lab seizure in Klamath FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | KOBI NBC5

    "It appeared to a be a mobile lab of some sort, and suspected to be a methamphetamine lab," explained Lieutenant Randall Swan of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office. Lieutenant Swan said officers spotted the car just after six Monday evening.

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  12. A roundup of top bidders for April 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Daily Journal of Commerce

    A weekly compilation of the largest winning bids in the Pacific Northwest and California, according to the Daily Journal of Commerce Project Center. 1. Winner : Rocky Mountain Construction LLC, Klamath Falls Amount: $6,281,281 Project: U.S. 97 - Spring Creek Hill - Modoc Point section, Klamath County Owner: Oregon Department of Transportation Cost estimate: $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 Project team: not ... Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.

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  13. Oregon deputies say theft suspect had bomb, loaded pistolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The News-Review

    Authorities say a man in possession of a loaded pistol and a pipe bomb was arrested after crashing a motorcycle that had been stolen in south-central Oregon. The Klamath County Sheriff's Office says the theft victim saw a man riding his stolen motorcycle Thursday and gave chase.

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  14. Pipe bomb discovery leads to evacuation of Klamath Falls neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    ... late Thursday afternoon near Ferguson School. "Wearing his helmet and jacket, is what I understand." Notes Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber. "So how it came to end up in a little bit of a crash, I'm not sure - but he ended up sitting on the guy ...

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  15. Operation prom nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Over 800 Klamath County high school students got a shocking look at the dangers of drunk driving, and distracted driving Thursday. "What you're going to see is drivers and passengers who are either in prom dresses, or tuxedos," explained Matt Hitchcock of Klamath County Fire District #1.

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  16. Klamath County fire fighters deliver training, equipment to Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    A team of fire fighters from Klamath Falls recently shared their skills and equipment with fire crews in the Dominican Republic. Fire fighter and EMT Ryan Meyer visited the area last year.

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  17. Two car theft suspects arrested near Klamath FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    The Klamath County Sheriff's Office said just before 8:00 a.m. on April 11, police arrived at the gravel pit on Balsam Drive to investigate a stolen vehicle that was reportedly stuck at the location. An officer saw two males running from a different vehicle than the one they were initially looking for.

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  18. This week honors public safety telecommunicatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Klamath County 911 Director Keith Endacott began his work as a 911 dispatcher nearly 20 years ago. "A friend of mine knew me as a pizza shop manager, and thought I might multi-task okay," Endacott said.

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  19. Bend bust nets 200 pounds of illegal pot, butane honey oil labRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Bend Bulletin

    ... and unlawful delivery and possession of marijuana. Jacob Robe has been cited after a traffic stop in Klamath County, where an Oregon State Police trooper reportedly found a small amount of hash oil extract and a substantial amount of cash in the ...

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  20. Bend Brothers Accused In Honey Oil OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... been arrested. Their step-brother Jacob Robe, also 29, was pulled over during an unrelated traffic stop in Klamath County. He was cited after state police say a trooper found a small amount of Honey Oil and a substantial amount of cash in his car. ...

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