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Klamath Falls bank robbed

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Police are investigating a bank robbery in Klamath Falls. Police said at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, a white male walked into the Washington Federal Bank branch on Main Street. The suspect walked up to a counter, brandished what …

Winter Wings Festival lands in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The 40th annual Winter Wings Festival is now underway in Klamath Falls. Over 400 bird lovers from around the world have registered for the event, which uses Oregon Tech as a nest. Photographer Kevin Hume notes the basin …

Portland leaves the Joint Terrorism Task Force

PORTLAND, Ore. – The City of Portland has withdrawn from the national Joint Terrorism Task Force. On February 13, the Portland City Council voted 3 to 2 to cancel their relationship with the federal government’s terrorism task force. Some critics claim the …

Oregon turns 160 on Valentine’s Day

February 14th is not only Valentine’s Day, it also marks Oregon’s birthday! The Beaver State turns 160 years old this Thursday. Oregon was officially admitted into the Union in 1859. As the 33rd state, Britain never fully governed Oregon. From its rushing …

Klamath Falls snow day

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Schools in Klamath Falls were closed for a snow day Wednesday. Moore Park was a popular place for sledding. Tuko Saluskin spent the morning at the park with his family. “I’m trying to beat my dad’s record right …

Heavy rain causes flooding in northwest Oregon

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ore. (KGW/NBC) – Heavy rain and snowmelt has caused widespread flooding in northwest Oregon. Flood waters covered streets in Columbia County Tuesday. Homes and buildings were surrounded by water after several small creeks overflowed. Same goes in Washington County where …

Search and Rescue summit in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Sheriffs from ten counties met Tuesday in Klamath Falls to discuss Search and Rescue cooperation. The ‘California / Oregon Regional Search and Rescue, or ‘CORSAR’ group was formed in 2006. The group met Tuesday to discuss agreements that …

Klamath County school bus winter challenges

Klamath County, Ore. – Klamath County school busses cover more than 1,300,000 miles in the course of a school year – and the winter months pose special challenges. Shawn Snoozy is the Transporation Supervisor for the Klamath County School District.  “We run …