Red Flag Warning - Dry Thunderstorms, Abundant Lightning Expected

Red Flag Warning - Dry Thunderstorms, Abundant Lightning Expected

Dry thunderstorms expected in northeastern California and south central Oregon Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. Abundant lightning possible Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening across portions of the interior west side of northern California and southwestern Oregon.

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Young Women Unite on Oregon Tech Campus for Weeklong Girls got STEM Camp

Young Women Unite on Oregon Tech Campus for Weeklong Girls got STEM Camp

In what will hopefully launch an annual event, Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” hosted Girls got STEM, a weeklong camp at the Klamath Falls campus for young ladies ages 15-18. The group consists of more than 40 campers, counselors and mentors.

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Oregon Agencies Join Forces to Help Prevent Forest Fires

Oregon Agencies Join Forces to Help Prevent Forest Fires

Salem, OR - To prevent further forest fires while supporting areas affected by summer blazes, Oregon Office of Emergency Management is teaming up with other state agencies to raise awareness of fire prevention.  

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Flowers Sought for Klamath Falls Beautification Project

Flowers Sought for Klamath Falls Beautification Project

Klamath Falls residents are being invited to contribute iris tubers for a beautification project along a stretch of Crater Lake Parkway. The public is also invited to participate in a flower planting work day on Labor Day, Sept. 3, from 9 to 11 a.m.

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Oregon Tech Athletics Unveils Hustlin’ Owl Booster Club

Oregon Tech Athletics Unveils Hustlin’ Owl Booster Club

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. The Oregon Tech Athletic Department is proud to announce the relaunch of a historic booster club. The Hustlin' Owl Booster Club, originally launched in 1967, is comprised of individuals who have the desire to help champion and continue to grow the Athletic Department at Oregon Tech.

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DEQ issues air quality advisory Jackson, Josephine and Klamath counties

DEQ issues air quality advisory Jackson, Josephine and Klamath counties

Medford, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality advisory for Jackson and Josephine counties and portions of Klamath County, particularly around Klamath Falls, as wildfire smoke continues to affect large portions of Southwest Oregon.

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2018 Off Season Full of Updates at Oregon Tech Athletics

2018 Off Season Full of Updates at Oregon Tech Athletics

The Oregon Tech Athletic Department has had a busy summer and it is not in the way you might think. Of course, there has been sports camps, team recruiting, advertising/sponsorship deals and planning for the upcoming seasons. However, they have also been hard at work doing some much needed improvements to facilities. 

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SCOFMP Resources Knock Down Two Fires

SCOFMP Resources Knock Down Two Fires

In the last 24 hours, resources managed by the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) have worked hard stopping two fires. The McCoy Fire located 8 miles southeast of Bonanza, Oregon and the Muddy Creek Fire located 10 miles west of Lakeview, Oregon. 

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Oregon Tech Softball Camps Canceled

Oregon Tech Softball Camps Canceled

Oregon Tech Head Softball Coach Greg Stewart today announced that all softball camps scheduled for next week have been canceled.
 
"Unfortunately, we have to cancel the camps next week due to the poor air quality in the Basin, said Stewart. "We are already planning on holding winter camps at the Steen Sports Indoor Cages next January for hitting and pitching so please stay tuned for those dates."

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Traffic Accident at 6th and East Main Claims Life of Motorcyclist, Driver Charged with Manslaughter

Traffic Accident at 6th and East Main Claims Life of Motorcyclist, Driver Charged with Manslaughter

On Thursday, August 9, 2018 at approximately 10:06 pm, officers from the Klamath Falls Police Department responded to a traffic collision at South 6th Street near E. Main.  Officers arrived on scene and determined Brenda Ann Tobin was driving a Ford F350 east on South 6th Street and turned left, just east of E. Main Street directly in the path of two motorcycles approaching from the opposite direction.

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Annual Crater Lake Rim Run This Saturday, 8/11/18

Annual Crater Lake Rim Run This Saturday, 8/11/18

Crater Lake, OR – Saturday, August 11, 2018, is the 42nd Annual Crater Lake Rim Run. This is not a park sponsored event but each year it is conducted under the guidelines of a special-use park permit. The following information will assist visitors who plan to be in the park before the event on Friday evening, August 10, and on the day of the run.

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KCSO Warns of IRS Phone Scams

KCSO Warns of IRS Phone Scams

The Sheriff’s Office receives inquiries from Klamath County citizens on a daily basis about phone calls from supposed Internal Revenue Service (IRS) representatives. The vast majority of these phone calls are from a “robo” system, wherein a recorded message is on the other end of the line, and it threatens to alert law enforcement to make arrests if tax-related demands are not met. These type of calls are, always, illegitimate; those behind the calls are seeking to swindle the unknowing out of money.

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Volleyball Preview, Lady Owls Picked 6th in CCC Coaches’ Poll

Volleyball Preview, Lady Owls Picked 6th in CCC Coaches’ Poll

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Third year Head Coach Andrew Clifton and his Oregon Tech Volleyball program are coming off an exciting 2017 season that saw the Lady Owls go 8-12 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference and 10-15 overall. Last season they found themselves in eight, 5-set matches, half of which were against nationally ranked opponents. Oregon Tech also beat 25th ranked (at the time) Eastern Oregon University at home in 3-sets.

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Oregon Tech Men’s Soccer Preview, Hustlin’ Owls Picked 8th in CCC Coaches’ Poll

Oregon Tech Men’s Soccer Preview, Hustlin’ Owls Picked 8th in CCC Coaches’ Poll

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Coming off a sixth place finish and an 8-8-1 record in 2017 and making the Cascade Conference playoffs for the second year in a row, seventh year Head Coach Matt Munhall is looking for his Hustlin' Owls to take the next step.

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Weekend Planner for August 10-12, 2018

Weekend Planner for August 10-12, 2018

The dog days of summer & the hot August nights are here. What better way to celebrate than with some good ol’ small town fun. This weekend the Klamath Basin is host to some awesome things to do, Such as: NASA Braille Media Day, Crater Lake Rim Run, Tulelake Shindig Street Fair, and the Community Pool Party.

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