News

Fishing

Free Fishing Weekend

Time to introduce a friend, child, co-worker or family member to fishing during Oregon’s Free Fishing Weekend. Always the first full weekend in June, ODFW offers Oregon residents and visitors a full weekend to fish, crab and clam without a license. All fishing regulations still apply. Please be sure to check out the list...
Keep Reading »
Oregon State Police

OSP Identifies Motorcycle Driver

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police have identified the man who died in yesterday’s motorcycle accident as 47-year old James DeHart from Klamath Falls. Troopers say DeHart may have been speeding when he lost control of his bike… and went into a pond along Running Y Road.
Keep Reading »

Skrah Faces Lawsuit from Former Detective

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More legal troubles for Klamath County’s Sheriff as a former detective files a lawsuit claiming discrimination. The Herald and News reports that the suit was filed last week by Geneva Lewis, accusing Sheriff Frank Skrah of forcing her to take leave after she was interviewed by state investigators, and then eliminating...
Keep Reading »
ronwyden

Wyden Plans Visits to Klamath Falls, Lakeview

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Senator Ron Wyden plans a trip to Klamath Falls and Lakeview next week. He’ll be at OIT’s College Union Building auditorium next Friday morning at 11… then at the Lake County Courthouse at 4 in the afternoon. Both Town Hall style events are open to the public.
Keep Reading »
KBREC_GardeningCamp

Green Thumbs Wanted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Sustainable Communities and MC’s on Main Street are teaming up to plant a pollinator garden this weekend… and are inviting gardening enthusiasts to give them a hand. It will take about an hour for the group to put the plants into the ground at MC’s… and they’ll then head out...
Keep Reading »
Shooting KLAD

One Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting in Bend

Bend, Ore.–Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Bend. Several police agencies were called out to the High Desert Museum this afternoon for a disturbance involving a weapon. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Tri-County Major Crime Team is leading the investigation. The High Desert Museum is closed for at least...
Keep Reading »
Oregon State Police

Klamath Falls Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man has died after crashing his motorcycle on Running Y Road last night. Oregon State Police say 47-year old James DeHart may have been speeding when his motorcycle went off off the road… and ended up in a pond. Dive Rescue was called out to the scene to pull the...
Keep Reading »

Two Rescued from Crater Lake Shore

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A helicopter was used to rescue two hikers who ended up spending the night along the shores of Crater Lake after they went into a banned area. Crater Lake Park spokesperson Marsha McCabe says one of the hikers was hurt after he fell about 250 feet while making the trek into...
Keep Reading »

Counties Sue Over Sick-Leave Mandate

Salem, Ore.– Nine Oregon countries have filed a lawsuit against the state, saying that a new law requiring employers to provide sick leave amounts to an unfunded government mandate. Lawmakers passed a law last year requiring employers with at least ten workers to provide paid sick leave. Douglas, Jefferson, Linn, Morrow, Malhuer, Polk, Sherman,...
Keep Reading »
marijuana

Marijuana Edibles Can Be Sold Starting Wednesday

Salem, Ore.– The next phase of Oregon’s legalized recreational marijuana goes into effect this week… when marijuana edibles and extracts can be legally purchased. Since October… adults over the age of 21 have been able to buy small amounts of pot, and grow the plant for personal use. Starting Tuesday June 2nd… marijuana dispensaries...
Keep Reading »