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Minnesota Man Arrested on Highway 97

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Minnesota man was arrested on Hiway 97 north of Madras yesterday after state police discovered 31 pounds of marijuana in his car. 31-year old Danile Vagle was stopped for a traffic violation. The street value of the pot estimated at about $75,000.
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Unemployment Down in Klamath County, Stable in Lake County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The number of Eastern Oregonians finding and keeping jobs has improved slightly. The Oregon Employment department released county unemployment numbers Monday. In Klamath County, unemployment dropped three-tenths of a percent, from 9.7 percent in January to 9.4 percent in February. It’s a significant improvement over last year’s 11.3 percent. Lake County held...
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Energy Council May Dissolve

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Energy Advisory Council meets tomorrow, and is expected to discuss whether to dissolve the organization. The group was formed to pave the way for the a public utility district, with the intention of buying electricity infrastructure from Pacific Power, and having the county provide power to the Basin. Klamath...
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Injunction Prevents Chiropractor from Practicing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls Chiropractor will no long be allowed to administer chiropractic services after the Klamath County Circuit Court handed down an injunction yesterday. Christopher McCutcheon is accused of not having a license to practice chiropractics, and of harming patients with what the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners calls an “aggressive...
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Arrested for Assault

Two Jailed After Assault in Siskiyou County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two men were arrested in Siskiyou County over the weekend after they broke into another man’s house and assaulted him. 26-year old Roderic Barba and 22-year old Justin Sadowski are both charged with assault after fighting with the victim whom they accused of stealing an archery bow. Barba allegedly hit the...
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Klamath Falls Considers Virtual Public Meetings for Community Input

Klamath Falls, Ore,– In addition to hearing community opinions on medical dispensaries at Klamath Falls city council meetings recently, city officials also heard some concerns that they’re not communicating effectively with city residents.   City Manager Nathan Cherpeski said he’s reviewing some software programs that would make it easier for citizens to stay on...
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Deputies Looking for Burglary Suspects

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Sheriff’s Deputies are asking for your help tracking down some thieves. They believe a burglary at a home on Round Land Road Thursday may be connected to other burglaries in the area that have occurred late in the morning, after homeowners have left for work. The suspects stole firearms, jewelry, electronics,...
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7 Days Left to Replace Studded Tires

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you still have studded tires must on your vehicle, you’ve only got about a week to take care of it. Studded tires aren’t allowed after next Tuesday, April 1st. The fine for driving on Oregon roads with studs after April 1st is $190.
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Fundraiser to Help Wetlands

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A weekend fund-raiser for Ducks Unlimited raised $40,000 dollars for wetlands restoration. The group is also working with Home Depot to rebuild two handicap bird watching and hunting blinds at Miller Island, allowing for safer wheelchair access.
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Klamath Chamber Had IDEAs for Helping Business Start-ups

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is working with private businesses and government agencies to help entrepreneurs get started with their business plans. It’s a program called IDEA– Inspire Development- Energize Acceleration, and would provide some start-up support for small businesses in the form of shared office space to help “incubate” the business until...
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