News

Klamath_County Logo

Klamath Falls Man Shot, Killed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man shot on the OC&E trail last night has died. District Attorney Rob Patridge released a statement confirming that 39-year old Tyler Devore Nelson from a gunshot wound. Witness say several people were standing on the trail behind the Circle K right off of South Sixth Street when at least...
Keep Reading »

Senior Snow Removal Available

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The City of Klamath Falls offers low income senior citizens assistance with snow removal this winter. On request, qualifying senior citizens who are residents of the City may request help with removing snow from paved driveways and sidewalks at their homes. In order to meet the low income parameters for the...
Keep Reading »
Deprato

Body of Missing Klamath Falls Man Found

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A boy out looking for birds yesterday discovered the body of a man who had been reported missing last month. 56-year old Phillip Deprato, Jr. was last seen on October 13th near the Greensprings area of Klamath Falls. Deprato’s family say his body was found near his home.
Keep Reading »
app icon

Weather: There’s an App for That

KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON (November 12, 2014) – Mobile devices have changed the way we prepare, endure and recover from severe winter weather. According to a recent U.S. Cellular survey, 51 percent of smartphone users check the weather forecast daily from their mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are valuable tools for tracking and preparing for...
Keep Reading »

Storm Warning in Effect for Northern Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Some parts of the state that aren’t used to get snow… are on tap to get a good dose of it this afternoon and overnight tonight. In Klamath County, some areas are under a Winter Storm Warning… with a few inches of snow in the forecast along with some sleet and freezing...
Keep Reading »

Yreka Seeks Compensation for Boles Fire Assistance

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Yreka will asking for California state funds to help cover the 30-thousand dollars the town spent helping Weed during the Boles fire. City officials are not asking Weed to pay for the services, but state funds are available to help cover some of those costs since Weed was declared...
Keep Reading »

Legalized Pot: Questions Answered

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has released a set of frequently asked questions based on calls their getting at their offices. Q: How can I get a job with OLCC in the new marijuana program? A: OLCC posts job opportunities on the www.Oregonjobs.org website. Interested applicants can fill out a Job...
Keep Reading »

Man, Dog, Struck by Logging Truck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has reportedly been transferred to a hospital in Bend after being seriously injured when he was hit by a logging truck Monday night. 28-year old Joseph McKinnon and his dog were both struck while crossing South Sixth Street. The dog died at the scene. The driver of the...
Keep Reading »
SupportOurTroops

OIT Get High Marks for Veteran-Friendliness

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Institute of Technology ranks high on the list of veteran-friendly 4-year colleges. The Military Times compiles an annual list of colleges that do the best by our veterans, by providing a veteran liaison office, and offering the Yellow Ribbon Program which helps bridge the tuition gap when GI Bills won’t cover it....
Keep Reading »
Photo: MyBasin.com

Open Burn Period Ends

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The open burn window closed at 5:00 Sunday afternoon. We ended up with 48 hours of RED air quality advisories from Friday noon through Sunday noon, which limited open burning over the weekend. For those Green days where you’re permitted to use wood stoves without a permit, you’re asked to please use...
Keep Reading »



Multimedia