BOR Names Ernest A. Conant Mid-Pacific Regional Director

BOR Names Ernest A. Conant Mid-Pacific Regional Director

WASHINGTON – Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman today named Ernest A. Conant director of the Mid-Pacific Region. Conant has nearly 40 years of water law experience and previously served as senior partner of Young Wooldridge, LLP.

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Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse this Sunday

Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse this Sunday

The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade.

A total lunar eclipse occurs during a full moon when the moon passes directly through the Earth’s shadow, causing it to turn rusty orange or dark red in color.

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Wyden, Merkley Co-Sponsor Expanded Gun Background Check Bill

Wyden, Merkley Co-Sponsor Expanded Gun Background Check Bill

Washington, D.C. – Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley this week co-sponsored legislation that would expand federal background checks to all gun sales. The Background Check Expansion Act would fix federal law that unlicensed or private sellers are not required to conduct a background check prior to transferring a firearm.

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Reclamation Finalizes Klamath Project Biological Assessment

Reclamation Finalizes Klamath Project Biological Assessment

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation completed the Final Biological Assessment on “The Effects of the Proposed Action to Operate the Klamath Project from April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2029 on Federally-Listed Threatened and Endangered Species.” The document was submitted Dec. 21, 2018 to the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Museum Receives Donation of Model T

Museum Receives Donation of Model T

The Klamath County Museum has received the donation of a 1915 Ford Model T automobile from John Wilcynski of Susanville, Calif. The fully restored and operable vehicle becomes the fourth antique auto owned by the museum.

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Multi-Agency Task Force Makes Major Drug Arrest in Tulelake

Multi-Agency Task Force Makes Major Drug Arrest in Tulelake

On December 19, 2018, the local Siskiyou Unified Major Investigation Team (SUMIT) made two major drug trafficking arrests in Siskiyou County after they concluded an undercover operation that lasted nearly one-year. The complex, multi-jurisdictional investigation began in January 2018 when SUMIT Special Agents received information that one or more suspects were distributing large quantities of methamphetamine in eastern Siskiyou County and in the Klamath County, Oregon area.

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Sheriff's Office Investigates Dead Bodies Found in Dorris Area [UPDATED]

Sheriff's Office Investigates Dead Bodies Found in Dorris Area [UPDATED]

On Thursday, December 19, 2018, at about 9:28 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to a call of two people found deceased in a trailer on Big Stump Road near Mud Lake (in vicinity of Lakeridge Drive and Lakeview Drive), in the Dorris area.  A neighbor reportedly found the adult man and woman deceased and notified SCSO authorities.  Sheriff’s deputies found a deceased male adult and a female adult decedent in the trailer.  Both of the decedents had identification with addresses outside of the county.

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