At 8:15am this morning, a tragedy occurred. Klamath County 911 dispatched the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to the Howard Bay boat ramp located on the east side of Doak Mountain (Highway 140W.) The report was received of a capsized boat with one survivor and a second boat occupant missing.Read More
The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Mike Hernandez, who was last known to be in the Yreka City area as of the evening of Saturday, April 21st.Read More
As a parent, one of my worst fears is getting a call that something has happened to one of my kids. All too often, teens are thrust into making adult decisions such as drinking & driving or even texting & driving. Operation Prom Night is an attempt to educate today's teens about the real dangers of driving impaired and distracted.Read More
On 04/20/18 the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, following up on the previous nights incident, applied for and served a search warrant at the apartment of Darrel Grisel in the 4900 block of Harlan Drive. Located in the search were many other stolen items identified and returned to the original owners.Read More
Judge Orrick, holds on ruling about water and requests more information in the form of a Supplemental Briefing before deciding on the Klamath River Water Issue between fish and farms.
But is it too little too late for the Klamath Project?Read More
The Hispanic Advisory Board is still accepting applications for parade entries and festival vendors for the 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival. Previous parade participants and vendors, along with new participants are invited to join the festivities. This year some of the new vendors include local Immigration Attorney Neal Mettler, Wells Fargo, and Cascade Health Alliance.Read More
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) presented Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” geomatics faculty and students with a donation of survey equipment valued at approximately $134,000 last week. The donation from ODOT gained even greater value when Kuker-Ranken Inc., the largest construction and land surveying supplier in the Northwest, performed tune-ups on the equipment before it was donated to the university.Read More
tour of native plant gardens at the Klamath County Museum will be offered at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 22.
The free event is cosponsored by the museum and the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon in recognition of Native Plant Appreciation Week, which runs April 22-28.Read More
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) [4/18/18] during a Senate Appropriations Committee Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing pressed Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman for a commitment to get appropriated financial aid to the Klamath Basin as quickly as possible.Read More
The Oregon Recreational Trails Advisory Council (ORTAC) will meet 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 4 at Klamath Falls City Hall, 500 Klamath Ave., Klamath Falls. The meeting will be open to the public.Read More
Organizations across Oregon are calling on U.S. Representatives to reject a Farm Bill that was passed yesterday by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee.
The bill dramatically increases the number of SNAP participants subject to harsh time limits, including underemployed parents with children over 6 years-old, and adults up to age 60 facing career changes due to shifts in the economy.Read More
Earth Day 2018 is this Sunday and there are events all weekend to celebrate our planet. Events such as the Storm Drain Art Contest, Sustainapalooza, and OIT Campus Garden Celebration are just a couple of the basin events planned this weekend. In case you celebrated already, there are plenty of other events unrelated to Earth Day happening as well.Read More
The Klamath County School District shone a spotlight on eight educators who brighten the lives of students every day. The district held the sixth annual Crystal Apple Awards Gala, honoring five teachers and three classified staff, on Tuesday evening.Read More
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Wednesday morning’s fatal crash on Highway 97 north of Klamath Falls.
On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 7:40am, OSP Troopers and First Responders were dispatched to the report of a two vehicle crash on Highway 97, near milepost 266.Read More
This weekend is the time to celebrate the world on which we live. Earth Day is officially April 22, but many Klamath Basin organizations are taking the weekend to offer events where everyone can celebrate.Read More