News

Klamath Falls Woman Nominated for Nursing Award

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls nurse is one of 188 finalists for the fourth annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards. Julie Ohlschwager lives in Klamath Falls, and works in Critical Care at Providence Medford Medical Center. The award is open to nurses in Oregon and South West Washington. The winners will...
Keep Reading »
Photo: Klamath County Jail

Klamath Falls Man Charged in Elderly Sex Abuse

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Grand Jury this week indicted a Klamath Falls man on sodomy and sex abuse charges for allegedly abusing an elderly dementia patient he was caring for. Court documents show that 38-year old Justin Matthew Treadwell admitted to molesting a 78-year old female patient at Pelican Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care....
Keep Reading »
KBREC

Commissioners Deny KBREC Fast-Track to Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County commissioners yesterday met with representatives from KBREC to try coming to an agreement on how to proceed with funding for ag education programs in the county. KBREC is asking commissioners to put a tax district measure on next May’s ballot, even if the group isn’t able to collect the needed...
Keep Reading »
Klamath_Community_College_485573_i0

KCC Foundation 5K Run

Klamath Falls, OR– You have one week left to sign up for the Klamath Community College Foundation’s first annual 5K Badger Run. The foundation is hosting the race on October 16th as part of a wellness day, and will have plenty of other health and fitness events for the whole family.  Visit https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=10636252 to register for the race. 
Keep Reading »

Merkley Turns Down Additional Debate Offer

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Monica Wehby has failed to show up for two of five scheduled debates with Senator Jeff Merkley, and then pulled out of a third debate with no explanation. So when Wehby’s campaign asked Merkley to participate in a debate on Oregon Public Broadcasting, he declined. Merkley said in a statement that it...
Keep Reading »

IRS Phone Scam Still Circulating

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Local law enforcement is once again cautioning residents to be on the alert for phone scams. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, area residents have received phone calls from someone claiming to be an agent from the IRS, and demanding that you buy a prepaid debit card and...
Keep Reading »
flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid

In-N-Out Files Application in Medford

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There have been rumors for months on social media that In-N-Out Burger might be coming to Oregon. And while the company has in the past denied any plans to branch out into Oregon, KOBI is reporting that the famed California burger joint has filed a Pre-application to explore Medford as a...
Keep Reading »
RickyLeeSnyder- Klamath County Sheriff's Office

Suspect Sought in Disappearance of Elderly Gilchrist Man

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a man suspected of being involved in the disappearance of an elder Gilchrist man. Deputies have issued and arrest warrant for 63 year old Ricky Lee Snyder, believing that he may know what happened to 76 year old Delbert Lester who is missing. You...
Keep Reading »
Photo: Fish and Wildlife Service

Another Animal Considered for Endangered Species Status

The US Fish and Wildlife Service yesterday published a notification stating that it plans pursue endangered species classification for a new mammal. The fisher is cousin to the weasel, and wildlife officials say it’s populations are threatened due to widespread wildfires… and the use of rat poison on illegal marijuana grows. Read More Here:...
Keep Reading »
flickr.com/photos/madeleine_h

National Parks Set to Increase Fees

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You could soon be paying more when you visit Crater Lake and other national parks. National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis has directed park managers at some of the country’s most notable parks, to hike fees by as much as 50-percent. Crater Lake National Park is on that list. Currently a...
Keep Reading »