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Avian Flu Detected in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife yesterday released information about a case of Avian Flu found in a mallard that was harvested by a hunter at Fern Ridge Wildlife Area near Eugene. ODFW regularly spot tests birds. It’s the same strain that detected in in a pintail duck in Northwestern...
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Klamath Falls Considers Utility Rate Hike

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Council will meet next week to discuss a possible rate hike on your utility bill. Public Works director Mark Willrett tells KOBI that for customers who pay 50 dollars on average each month, your bill will increase by less than three dollars. If approved, the new rate...
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Snow Pack Falling Short

Klamath Falls, Ore.-Snowpack in the Basin is low again this year… at just 37-percent of normal. It’s an improvement over last year when it was just 19-percent, but still does not bode well for the coming summer. Statewide, the Klamath Basin is among the areas with the lowest snowpack, along with the Rogue and...
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FBI Investigating Oregon’s First Lady

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Just one week ahead of the inauguration, Oregon’s First Lady, Cynthia Hayes, is reportedly being investigated by the FBI. The Willamette Week reports that the investigation started in October following a series of allegations about her duel role as first lady and consultant.
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2 Oregon Players Don’t Fly South Due to Drug Testing

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There will be two sets of feathers missing from the Oregon line-up when they hit the field inTexas this evening. Wide Receiver Darren Carrington and Running Back Ayele Forde failed drug tests and did not travel with the team. Carrington tested positive for pot, and could also miss another 5 games...
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Malin Man Charged in Alleged Assault

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Malin man is facing several assault-related charges after police in Ashland say he tried throwing a woman off of a third-floor balcony at the Ashland Hotel last month. The Mail Tribune is reporting that 34-year old Neil Allen Pinckney was indicted on a long list of charges after a December...
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Legislature Begins Organizational Days

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State legislature reconvene’s for its 78th session on February 2nd. But lawmakers are already hard at work getting things ready for the upcoming session. Legislative Organizational Days begins today and runs through Wednesday. During these next few days, members elect are sworn into office, new bills are introduced, and...
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In-N-Out Restaurant Under Review in Medford

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Your trip to the Rogue Valley is one step closer to including an In N Out Burger. KDRV reports that city leaders are in the process of reviewing plans for the new restaurant. City officials say the chain’s first Oregon store could break grown on Crater Lake Highway next to the...
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Wells Fargo Sends Message of Support to University of Oregon Football Team

Klamath Falls, Ore.– If you try to get money out of a Wells Fargo ATM today… you’re going to see symptoms of Duck Fever. The bank has added a message to all 235 ATMs in the the state, congratulating the Ducks on their successful football season. The bank is also encouraging Branch employees to...
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Kitzhaber to Take Oath of Office Today

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber takes is oath of office this morning at 10:30 in Salem. This will be the first time any Oregon Governor has served four terms in office. Kitzhaber is planning a modest reception after the ceremony and speech, and plans to hold a football game viewing party with...
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