Harvest Tour Showcases Klamath Ag

Harvest Tour Showcases Klamath Ag

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) held their 11th Annual Fall Harvest Tour that included stops at; Gone Fishing, Klamath Project FF pumping station, Skyline Brewing, a horseradish field & processing shed, a mint harvest and Wong’s Potatoes.

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TBV Fair Opens Thursday

TBV Fair Opens Thursday

Final preparations are underway for the 67th Annual Tulelake Butte Valley Fair. Vendors are setting up, the carnival is under construction, animals are arriving, and judging inside the Home Economics building is underway.

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Day 1 of the 2018 Klamath County Fair [Photo Story]

Day 1 of the 2018 Klamath County Fair [Photo Story]

After a long smoke filled day, the first day of the Klamath County Fair is in the books. The day featured an up and coming country superstar, wild cats, a hairless guinea pig (check our Instagram for that one), a golf cart driving puppet, the tin man, hogs and so much more. 

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Crater Lake Bed & Breakfast Burns

Crater Lake Bed & Breakfast Burns

Saturday started and another beautiful quiet day for Crater Lake Bed and Breakfast owner, Janet McNeil.  McNeil's Friday night guests had left a few hours earlier and she was going to relax and take a nap, when her dog began to act odd. McNeil's dog wanted to in outside and inside erratically. That is when McNeil seen flames coming from behind her vehicles in the garage. 

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Community Gathers to Celebrate Birds [Photo Story]

Community Gathers to Celebrate Birds [Photo Story]

The 19th Annual Migratory Bird Day was celebrated at Veterans Park on Saturday. Hundreds came out to celebrate the migratory birds that use the Pacific Flyway.

About a dozen booths were setup to demonstrate and teach different characteristics of Migratory Birds and their habitat. Eventgoers were able to get their hands dirty by building birdhouses and bird nest supply caches, as well as building peanut butter bird feeders and a variety of outdoor skills.

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For the Love of Dogs [Photo Story]

For the Love of Dogs [Photo Story]

The Klamath Dog Fanciers have been holding the annual Klamath Dog Show Mother’s Day weekend for 67 years. This year’s event took over the inside of the John Hancock Event Center and spilled over into the fairgrounds with 80 RV’s checking in for dog gone good time.  

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Teaching Real Life Through Tragedy

Teaching Real Life Through Tragedy

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. 

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Hundreds Gather For Easter Egg Scramble at OIT (Photo Story)

Hundreds Gather For Easter Egg Scramble at OIT (Photo Story)

The annual Oregon Tech Easter Egg Scramble was held today (3/31/18) on the field of John F. Mohel Stadium where 783 kids and their family members dashed for the colorful treasures. 

The scramble has become tradition at Oregon Tech organized by the Residence Hall. For over a week, students packaged individual wrapped candies inside 16,000+ eggs for the scramble and in mere seconds it was over. 

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Harry Watters Performs with Klamath Community Band [Photo Story]

Harry Watters Performs with Klamath Community Band [Photo Story]

This last Sunday, March 18, 2018 the Klamath Falls Community Band (KFCB) played the historic Ross Ragland Theater for their annual Spring Concert, Bits and Pieces. The concert featured world renown trombonist, Harry Watters.

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Students Choose Kindness

Students Choose Kindness

Students at Klamath County School District high schools stood in solidarity with students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on March 14. They chose to stand in assemblies and commit to kindness to remember the 17 victims of the mass school shooting one month ago.

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Photo Story: Health Fair Educates at Fairgrounds

Photo Story: Health Fair Educates at Fairgrounds

Sky Lakes Medical Center hosted the 20th Annual Living Well Health Fair on Saturday, March 3rd at the Klamath County Fairgrounds. Hundreds visited for free cholesterol & blood glucose screenings, lung function tests, blood pressure checks, and BMI readings from staff and physicians from Sky Lakes Medical Center.

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Basin Adventures: An Adventure in Painting

Basin Adventures: An Adventure in Painting

Located in downtown Klamath Falls, is a magical place that will help you escape from your day to day stress, relax with the girls and on some nights enjoy a bit of wine with your painting. Wild Pigments Art Studio is a place for creatives to express themselves with a bit of guidance and education.

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Photo Story: Children's Activities at the Winter Wings Festival

Photo Story: Children's Activities at the Winter Wings Festival

The Winter Wings Festival is known for it's workshops, field trips and keynote speakers. However, there is much more to the festival than that. Vendors, photography & art contests, and family/children's activities. 

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Community Comes Together to Help Homeless

Community Comes Together to Help Homeless

The Klamath Lake Community Action Services held their annual Winter Give-a-Way on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Klamath Assembly of God Church.  The event is designed to provide free items, medical care and food for the homeless. New and gently used blankets, sleeping bags, clothes, jackets, gloves, medical screenings and flu vaccines were just some of the items provided to those in need. 

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Photo Story: PLAY Outdoors

Photo Story: PLAY Outdoors

PLAY Outdoors was held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Klamath County Fairgrounds Event Center. The event was created and has been managed by Ken Hand, Regional Director of the Mule Deer Foundation.

Promoting Livelong Activities for Youth (PLAY) Outdoors is designed to introduce youth to something new, outdoor activities they may not normally attend. 30 different vendors brought something special for the youth to experience. 

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Photo Story: Stemonstration Promotes STEM&M to MHS Freshman

Photo Story: Stemonstration Promotes STEM&M to MHS Freshman

The STEM&M program at Mazama High School prepares students with the knowledge to grow in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & Medical fields after they leave high school. Mario Segura and Matt Volpe are two students of the STEM&M program and together they organized the first ever STEMonstration at Mazama HS to recruit Freshman into the program.

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Photo Story: Science Show Educates and Entertains Elementary Students

Photo Story: Science Show Educates and Entertains Elementary Students

Students 2nd through 6th grade from Conger, Pelican and Roosevelt Elementary were able to visit the Ross Ragland Theater last Wednesday. Where Professor Smart, Dr. Knowitall and the Let's Go Science Show to entertain and educate science principals. 

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Photo Story: Jakoby, Klamath County’s New Year’s Baby of 2018

Photo Story: Jakoby, Klamath County’s New Year’s Baby of 2018

It did not take long for the first baby of 2018 to arrive. It was just 4:20 AM, New Years Day when baby Jakoby made his grand entrance at Sky Lakes Medical Center, in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Parents Araceli and Pako Sevilla are just shocked that they had the first child born in Klamath County for 2018.

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Photo Story: Toys for Tots

Photo Story: Toys for Tots

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

With the primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.

Locally the Toys for Tots campaign is driven by JoAnn and Janah, a mother-daughter team coming together, helping children and giving hope this Christmas season. 2017 seen the most children ever served in the local organizations history.  Nearly 2000 children in Klamath and Lake Counties were aided by the Klamath Falls Toys for Tots. 

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