Adams Street fire destroys three homes [VIDEO]

Adams Street fire destroys three homes [VIDEO]

Just before 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 29, a fire broke out in the 500 block of Adams Street in the Mills Neighborhood of Klamath Falls. The fire completely destroyed a duplex and seriously damaged a neighboring single-family residence. Also destroyed were a travel trailer, Chevrolet pick-up, and wood fence.

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Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday parties in Lakeview, Klamath Falls this week

Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday parties in Lakeview, Klamath Falls this week

Lakeview, Ore. – The Fremont-Winema National Forest, in cooperation with local, state and federal partners, will be celebrating Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday with parties in Lakeview and Klamath Falls.

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Thousands line Main Street for Independence Day Parade [VIDEO]

Thousands line Main Street for Independence Day Parade [VIDEO]

Small town America is alive and well in Klamath Falls and it shown at the annual Independence Day Parade when thousands of spectators lined the streets of downtown. They waved flags of all sizes, cheered for their favorite floats, and honored their country.

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Oregon State Police looking for witnesses to fatal hit and run crash [UPDATED]

Oregon State Police looking for witnesses to fatal hit and run crash [UPDATED]

UPDATED: On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, a tip led Oregon State Police Troopers to a residence in Klamath Falls. At the residence Troopers located a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe that is believed to be the vehicle that struck and killed Mr. Rittenhouse on June 15, 2019.

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Two outbuildings destroyed in fire near Wiard Park [VIDEO]

Two outbuildings destroyed in fire near Wiard Park [VIDEO]

Today, at 4:05 pm a call came in to Klamath County 9-1-1 regarding a shed fire on Thompson Avenue in Klamath Falls. The small fire quickly spread from one shed to an adjacent shed on the property next door, fully engulfing both structures.

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Kruise of Klamath expands schedule for 2019 event

Kruise of Klamath expands schedule for 2019 event

The Kruise of Klamath, now in its 14th year, is gearing up for their annual event that brings hundreds of classic cars to Klamath Falls at the end of June. This year’s event has been expanded to four days, June 26-30, with additional events that will showcase more of the area’s attractions.

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Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday

Cinco de Mayo Festival Saturday

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The 16th Annual Cinco de Mayo celebratory parade and festival will take place in Downtown Klamath Falls on Saturday, May 4th starting with a parade down Main Street at 11:00 AM. Followed by a fiesta in Veterans Park.

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Parking Committee to hold open house

Parking Committee to hold open house

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Klamath Falls Downtown Parking Committee has been considering reforms to its parking permit program and will be holding a public open house on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the South Portal Building (205 Riverside Drive, Klamath Falls) to discuss these possible reforms. Downtown businesses, employees, and the public are invited to share their input.

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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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Valentines Day Murder-Suicide in Klamath Falls

Valentines Day Murder-Suicide in Klamath Falls

At 7:13 AM on Thursday February 14, 2019 Klamath 911 Emergency Communication received a call from a third party, who was not on scene, of a shooting that had occurred at 6207 Onyx Ave in Klamath Falls. The responsible party was reported to be suicidal and still inside the location. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies responded with the Oregon State Police and Klamath Fire District 1.

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Photo Story: Snow Day

Photo Story: Snow Day

From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning Klamath Falls officially received 7.5” of heavy wet snow. Unofficially many locations in town received higher snow totals. Levels were great enough that all schools, with the exception of Butte Valley and Tulelake, and many small businesses called in a ‘Snow Day’.

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Basin Adventures: 6 Things to Do in Klamath Falls During Winter

Basin Adventures: 6 Things to Do in Klamath Falls During Winter

Klamath Falls is a wonderful playground for numerous outdoor adventures – such as Upper Klamath Lake – as well as being a truly scenic location. If you’re choosing to visit this superb location in the winter, you may be wondering what the best things to do in Klamath Falls in winter are. To help you narrow down your search and be prepared for fun in the snow, consider doing one of these 6 things to do in Klamath Falls in winter. With these helpful ideas, you will be sure to make the most of winter in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Let’s get started!

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Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

Lunar Eclipse Viewing Event

A gathering to view a total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Jan. 20, will be held at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street.

Amateur astronomers will have telescopes set up by the time the earth’s shadow, known as the umbra, makes first contact with the full moon around 7:30 p.m.

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Oregon #14 in Growth According to U-Haul, Klamath Falls Noted with Net Gains

Oregon #14 in Growth According to U-Haul, Klamath Falls Noted with Net Gains

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Oregon catapults 18 spots to become the No. 14 Growth State in America, according to U-Haul® data analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2018. Growth States are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks entering a state versus leaving that state during a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 2 million one-way U-Haul truck sharing transactions that occur annually.

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Slash Piles Burn on Private Land Cause Panic in Klamath Falls

Slash Piles Burn on Private Land Cause Panic in Klamath Falls

Yesterday afternoon (12/5/18) a column of smoke could be seen over the top of Hogback Mountain near Klamath Falls. Today, the Oregon Department of Forestry confirmed that the smoke and glow of the fire is due to a controlled burn of large slash piles related to a logging operation on the east side of Hogback Mountain.

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Election 2018: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

Election 2018: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.

As of 8:49am (11/7/18) 1.87 million Oregonians, nearly 68% of the eligible voting population voiced their opinion in the mid-term election on Tuesday. Nearly 64% of Klamath County voters (28,519) returned ballots. Key issues and positions are likely responsible for the higher than average turnout - Oregon Governor, grocery tax, abortion funding, recreational pot, and the City of Klamath Falls Council Position Ward 5 to name a few.

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Fast-moving Stukel Fire grows to 750 acres [LIVE VIDEO]

Fast-moving Stukel Fire grows to 750 acres [LIVE VIDEO]

South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership resources are on scene working to stop the spread of the Stukel Fire approximately 4 miles southwest of Olene, OR.

The fire was reported this afternoon and is primarily burning on Bureau of Land Management (Klamath Falls Resource Area) protected land, and some private. It is burning in grass and brush in fairly steep terrain on Stukel Mountain and is visible from Klamath Falls and surrounding areas.

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