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96 Lots Up for Auction at County Sale

The Klamath County Board of Commissioners has approved an excess property sale to be conducted on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The sale will be from 9AM – 4PM in room 219 of the Klamath County Government Center.“We will be auctioning 96 sale lots that have been deemed as excess property for the County. We...
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White, Flowers, and Schreder Chosen for State Resource Leadership Program

The recently organized REAL (Resource Education & Ag Leadership) Oregon program announced today the selection of 30 natural resource professionals from throughout the state to its inaugural class.  The individuals were selected from a large pool of applicants and reflect a diversity of resource producers, agri-businesses, advocacy organizations, and government agencies.  Bill Buhrig, with...
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Fall Prescribed Fire Season Starting

Over the next several weeks, communities in south central Oregon may see a different type of smoke column rising above the tree tops; a column that is the sign of the return of prescribed fire to the land.Fire managers at the South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) will be taking the opportunity to...
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Glendale Couple Killed in Klamath County Plane Crash

On October 1, 2017 at 10:43 AM, an Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Trooper was working with a volunteer between Burton Butte and Old Baldy Mtn. in a remote section of western Klamath County near the Pacific Crest Trail when they heard a low flying airplane. The plane sounded as if it was...
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New Distracted Driving Law Now In Effect

Oregon’s new distracted driving law is now in effect. It is against the law to hold your phone, iPad or other gadget while driving. Talking can only be done with a hands free device.  Apps like navigation or music must be activated with one touch only. No talking while holding the phone, texting, or...
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Goodwill Hosting Career Fair in KF with Many Local Employers

Southern Oregon Goodwill is hosting a Career Fair in Klamath Falls next week. It’s from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 3401 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls.  The career fair is open to all job candidates. Applicants of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Hiring managers representing local employers in hospitality, retail, media and...
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OSP Increasing Patrols in Klamath Falls School Zones

While patrolling local school zones, Oregon State Police have noticed several unsafe driving behaviors and want to remind the motoring public to drive safely. One behavior in particular has come to the attention of several Troopers. The practice of stopping in the roadway and dropping children off for school is not only illegal, it...
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DA, DOJ Clarify: Titles Should Be Issued Despite Bankrupted Car Dealer

From Eve A. Costello, Klamath County District Attorney: The issue of automobiles purchased by local citizens from a now bankrupted dealership, Klamath Superior Motors, raised many issues of concern for the purchasers.  There appears to be push by some companies to refuse title to these vehicles or to attempt to repossess them.  Our office...
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New Sky Lakes Parking Structure Ready For Use

Sky Lakes Medical Center today announced the first-ever parking garage in Klamath Falls is now ready for public use. Construction on the $10 million structure began at the medical center about a year ago and will provide 322 parking spaces, including two with charging stations for electric vehicles on the lower level. The two-level...
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SkyWest Mulling Klamath County for 2018

On September 12th, a group from Klamath Falls traveled to and met with representatives from SkyWest Airlines, based in St. George, Utah. The meeting was initiated and facilitated by Mead & Hunt, an aviation consulting group with deep experience in the Pacific Northwest’s aviation sector. At the conclusion of the meeting, SkyWest indicated an...
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