Simmons named Executive Director of KWUA

Simmons named Executive Director of KWUA

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) announced last night at their annual meeting, the selection of Paul Simmons as its new Executive Director. Simmons has worked for KWUA as its attorney for over two decades. The KWUA board of directors made its decision last week, after work by a committee that assisted the full board in the hiring effort.

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Open auditions for The Adams Family, A New Musical Comedy

Open auditions for The Adams Family, A New Musical Comedy

Klamath Falls, OR - The Ross Ragland Theater is pleased to announce auditions to the 2019 Summer Production, The Addams Family – A New Musical, on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  Callbacks will be Wednesday, May 15, as needed.  Actors aged sixteen and up are invited to arrive at the Ross Ragland at 5:45 PM each night, prepared to sing, read, and dance.

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Flooding in Lakeview [VIDEO]

Flooding in Lakeview [VIDEO]

Lakeview, Oregon - Even though waters have begun to recede, there are still road closures in effect, active pumping operations and cleanup activities in the Lakeview area following a flood event which peaked early this morning.

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Miss Klamath County, Empowering Young Women

Miss Klamath County, Empowering Young Women

Nine of Klamath’s most accomplished young women will compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes in the upcoming 44th annual Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Scholarship Pageant.

The pageant, with “Swing Time” theme, will be held at 6:00 PM at the Mills Auditorium on Saturday, April 13, 2019 Featured special guests will include 2018 Miss Klamath County Nicole Carter and Miss Klamath County Princess Rylee Hollingsworth and the 2019 Sister Act Princesses.

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Dancing With Your Stars cast announced

Dancing With Your Stars cast announced

The Ross Ragland Theater stage will be transformed into a dance floor when the Utah Ballroom Dance Company comes to the Basin to perform with Klamath Falls’ celebrities in a night of glitz and ballroom magic!

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Newly dedicated Brian Leach Resource Center prepares next generation of civil engineers

Newly dedicated Brian Leach Resource Center prepares next generation of civil engineers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Honoring an alumnus who became a mentor to many students, Oregon Institute of Technology, "Oregon Tech," announced the new Brian Leach Civil Engineering Design Resource Center within the newly remodeled Cornett Hall at the Klamath Falls campus. The Center is named for Brian Leach, Oregon Tech 1995 civil engineering graduate and dedicated alumnus.

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Reclamation begins flood control operations on Upper Klamath Lake

Reclamation begins flood control operations on Upper Klamath Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. The Bureau of Reclamation announced the beginning of flood control operations on the Upper Klamath Lake with increased releases continuing today. The public is urged to take all necessary precautions, including avoiding high-water areas, on or near the Link or Klamath rivers (including below Keno and J.C. Boyle dams) while flows are elevated.

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Oregon Tech Softball Named CCC Team of the Week

Oregon Tech Softball Named CCC Team of the Week

LA GRANDE, Ore. –The Oregon Tech women's softball team has been named the "Under Armour Team of the Week" for April 1-7 the Cascade Collegiate Conference announced Sunday.

In a critical weekend series between two nationally ranked teams the Owls had stellar performances on the mound and at the plate as the No. 13 ranked squad took all three CCC counting contests from the No. 10 Corban Warriors.

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Warriors Sweep Owls in Second Doubleheader in a “Weekend for Faith”

Warriors Sweep Owls in Second Doubleheader in a “Weekend for Faith”

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – After sweeping Corban University (11-23-1, 9-12 NAIA-W) in Saturday's doubleheader to kick off a "Weekend for Faith", Oregon Tech was swept themselves on Sunday in NAIA-West play at Kiger Stadium to split the weekend, losing 9-3 in game one and a close 13-10 in game two.

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Owls Finish CCC Sweep of Warriors; Win Streak Ends in Non-Conference Finale

Owls Finish CCC Sweep of Warriors; Win Streak Ends in Non-Conference Finale

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -  After taking both league counters from the Warriors on Saturday, the Owls got the third and final game behind the bat of Baylee Wyscaver as she hit an RBI walk-off single to left-field scoring Cierra Barkis with the game winner in the bottom of the seventh leading No.13 Oregon Tech (29-10, 15-3 CCC) past No.10 Corban University (22-11, 11-7 CCC) 6-5 Sunday at John and Lois Stilwell field. Corban picked-up a 2-1 victory ending the OIT win streak at 11.

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#13 Oregon Tech Sweeps #10 Corban

#13 Oregon Tech Sweeps #10 Corban

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -  Baylee Wyscaver (Pictured by Kelly Caleb) hit a grand slam home run to cap-off an eight run sixth inning leading No.13 Oregon Tech (28-10, 14-3 CCC) to an 11-9 comeback victory in game 2 over No.10 Corban University (22-10, 11-6 CCC) as the Owls earn the doubleheader CCC sweep after a 7-2 game one win Saturday afternoon at John and Lois Stilwell Stadium.

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Hustlin’ Owls Fly Past Warriors for Sweep to Kick off a “Weekend for Faith”

Hustlin’ Owls Fly Past Warriors for Sweep to Kick off a “Weekend for Faith”

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech (11-28, 5-17 NAIA-W) earned two more wins in NAIA-West play Saturday against Corban University (10-23, 8-12 NAIA-W) as a powerful first inning and strong pitching from John Schulz gave them a 13-1 victory in game one and 8-2 win in game two.

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Flash Flood Watch issued for Eastern Klamath and Western Lake Counties

Flash Flood Watch issued for Eastern Klamath and Western Lake Counties

Extensive runoff is likely due to excessive rainfall and snowmelt. Rises are expected on all creeks, streams and rivers, with flooding possible. Main stem flooding is possible on the Sprague River near Beatty by Tuesday.

Storm total rainfall amounts are expected to be 1 to 2 inches, with up to 3 inches possible in the mountains.

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Suspected Lake County child abusers arrested in Indiana

Suspected Lake County child abusers arrested in Indiana

In January 2019, Oregon State Police Detectives began an investigation into reported abuse of two young boys living in the town of New Pine Creek, Oregon, located in southern Lake County near the California border.

The boys were assessed at Klamath-Lake CARES (Child Abuse Response & Evaluation Services) where they disclosed extensive physical abuse and being forced to ingest marijuana.

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