More Rain and Snow on the Way, Winter Storm Watch Issued, Small Stream Flooding Possible

More Rain and Snow on the Way, Winter Storm Watch Issued, Small Stream Flooding Possible

Moist tropical air will pour into the Pacific Northwest this weekend and the start of next week. Most of the rain and snow accumulation will occur Sunday into Monday when the atmospheric river is aided by a strong front draped over the region. Overall, look for a rainy end of February if you’re staying in the westside valleys.

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KCSO: Porch Pirates, "Ship is Sunk" [VIDEO]

KCSO: Porch Pirates, "Ship is Sunk" [VIDEO]

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm, a citizen called 911 and reported an unknown male stole a package from the front porch of his residence located on Hope Street. The thief was described as wearing a dark jacket, dark pants and a stocking cap or beanie. He was last seen running towards Hope Street and getting into the passenger side of a dark colored SUV. It is believed that the thieves were following a delivery truck and stealing the packages when the driver left.

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Lobbying for their future, and $2.2 million

Lobbying for their future, and $2.2 million

When senior Madison Mefford learned that Gilchrist Junior-Senior High School was at risk of losing small school funding and classes and programs that funding provides, she jumped at the chance to do something about it.

Mefford was among 10 students from Gilchrist, Lost River, Chiloquin and Bonanza high schools who, as members of Klamath County School District’s Legislative Team, traveled to the Capitol in Salem Monday to testify before the House Committee on Education. They urged lawmakers to support a bill that would guarantee their schools continue to receive $2.2 million in small school funding.

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School Board Lobbies for Funding

School Board Lobbies for Funding

Steve Lowell is no stranger to lobbying the state Legislature. He’s been doing it for the last 12 years as a member of the Klamath County School Board, asking lawmakers to stabilize funding and increase the state’s investment in K-12 education.

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Basin Adventures: 6 Must-See Klamath Falls Attractions

Basin Adventures: 6 Must-See Klamath Falls Attractions

When you visit Klamath Falls, you may be wondering about the variety of attractions that are offered there. While you may be going through Klamath Falls to help you get to Crater Lake National Park or the Lava Beds National Monument or to nearby waterfalls, you won’t want to miss what Klamath Falls attractions have.

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Editorial: 7 Things You May Not Know About Klamath Falls News

Editorial: 7 Things You May Not Know About Klamath Falls News

Editorial by, Brian Gailey, Publisher & Owner of Klamath Falls News

I am proud and thankful to have each and every one of you following along the journey of Klamath Falls News (KFN) and what it has become in the last 19-months. We have grown from small humble beginnings to now reaching all around the globe.

In recent months we have gained many new friends, followers, and subscribers on our platforms. Many who may not really know who we, are and what we do here at Klamath Falls News.

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Oregon Bi-Partisan Leaders Push for Changes to Essential Air Service

Oregon Bi-Partisan Leaders Push for Changes to Essential Air Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, with Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR 2), are pushing the Comptroller General of the United States to consider the negative impact of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 on Klamath Falls and other rural airports in an upcoming study on reforms to the Essential Air Service program.

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Sky Lakes Recruits Two New Physicians

Sky Lakes Recruits Two New Physicians

Two new medical providers have joined the Sky Lakes family.

Christopher Barton, MD, who is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, is seeing patients at Sky Lakes Women’s Health Clinic. He replaces Dr. Linda Walker, who has moved from the area.

Michael Duffin, MD, a board-certified rheumatologist, is practicing at Sky Lakes Rheumatology Clinic, replacing Dr. William McCord, a long-time Sky Lakes provider, who is retiring.

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No. 8 Seeded Eagles Overthrow No. 1 Seeded Owls

No. 8 Seeded Eagles Overthrow No. 1 Seeded Owls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – No. 6 Oregon Tech's bid for the CCC Tournament Championship at Danny Miles Court fell short this Wednesday night as junior Mitchell Fink missed a potentially game-tying three-pointer as Northwest University pulled off the upset with a 78-75 win. The victory for the Eagles marks the third time in CCC history that a number eight seed beat a number one – with the last instance in 2017 when Corban University overthrew Northwest Christian University and went on to win the CCC Tournament Championship.

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Hustlin’ Owls Host Northwest Tonight in CCC Quarterfinals

Hustlin’ Owls Host Northwest Tonight in CCC Quarterfinals

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore –  The 2018-19 Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) Men's Basketball Tournament, presented by U.S. Bank, kicks-off tonight night as No. 6 ranked and No. 1 seeded Oregon Tech welcomes No. 8 seeded Northwest University in the CCC Quarterfinals at Danny Miles Court.

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Henley Complex Schools on Lockdown for 30 Minutes

Henley Complex Schools on Lockdown for 30 Minutes

Students playing with a BB gun pistol that appeared to be a handgun caused Henley Complex schools to go into a lockdown for about 30 minutes today.

The lockdown occurred at about 9 a.m. after students recorded a video of two other students playing with a BB gun pistol that was a replica of a handgun. They quickly reported the incident to administration, the Henley Complex was put into a lockdown and law enforcement responded.

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Tech Wins CCC Quarterfinal with Two Career High Scorers

Tech Wins CCC Quarterfinal with Two Career High Scorers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Freshman Kristin Farrell scored a career high 19 points – shooting 5-for-9 from long range – and freshman Courtney Clemmer scored 21 to tie her own career high as they led the #20 ranked Lady Owls (23-8) to their 13th win in a row, a 79-62 victory over the Knights of Warner Pacific (15-13) in the CCC Quarterfinals presented by U.S. Bank at Danny Miles Court.

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Tech’s Mitchell Fink and Abby Kreiser Named CCC Player of the Week

Tech’s Mitchell Fink and Abby Kreiser Named CCC Player of the Week

LA GRANDE, Ore. - Oregon Tech's Mitchell Fink and Abby Kreiser have been named the Cascade Conference Red Lion Men's and Women's Basketball Players of the Week the Conference office announced today.

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Lady Owls Host Knights Tonight in CCC Quarterfinals

Lady Owls Host Knights Tonight in CCC Quarterfinals

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore –  The 2018-19 Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) Women's Basketball Tournament, presented by U.S. Bank, kicks-off tonight as the Lady Owls welcome Warner Pacific in the CCC Quarterfinals at Danny Miles Court.

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Southwest Oregon Including Southern Cascades [uPDATED]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Southwest Oregon Including Southern Cascades [uPDATED]

The cold wet weather isn’t over!
Another system will move in from the north, bringing colder air and more precipitation. Snow is expected at lower elevations with the greatest amounts (and confidence) above 2000 feet. If you have travel plans Tuesday night and Wednesday, be prepared for wintry travel and stay tuned to the forecast for updates. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 7 pm Tuesday through 10 pm Wednesday.

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