Oregon State Police Search for Escaped Inmate

Klamath Falls, Ore.– An inmate escaped Sunday from the Deer Ridge Correctional Institution in Madras, according to the Oregon State Police. Clinton Orvill Swearingen II, 31, was discovered missing about 10:30 p.m. His prison clothes were found in a vacant lot. Swearingen entered Department of Corrections custody on Feb. 4 on one count of...
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KFalls Launches Open City Hall

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The City of Klamath Falls has launched “Open City Hall,” an on-line forum allowing residents to get involved in local government, even when they can’t make it to council and other city meetings. The Open City Hall forum gives the community a forum to provide input on different Discussion Topics. Readers...
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Citizens for Safe Schools Awarded Grant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Narcotics Enforcement Association recently awarded a $10,000 grant to Citizens for Safe Schools. The local organization will use the funds to support its mentoring programs and the new Text-a-Tip program. This is the third time the ONEA has provided grant funds for Citizens with Safe Schools.
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Man Arrested after Speeding from Police

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Tulelake man is behind bars after running from police Monday night. Lietenant Rob Dentinger with the Klamath Falls Police Department says officers attempted to stop a car driven by 20-year old Jose Magdaleno. Magdaleno sped away, but police did not chase after him. Magdaleno lost control of his car at...
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Rocky Point Fire Chief Resigns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Rocky Point Volunteer Fire and EMS department announced in a press release that the agency’s assistant fire chief, Glenn Harman, has been promoted to Chief, after Chief John Koutouzos resigned. The department doesn’t say why Chief Koutouzos left the agency, which has been embroiled in controversy the past few months after its...
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KFalls Man Accused of Breaking Infant’s Leg

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is accused of breaking his three month old daughter’s leg. 29-year old Landon James Self was in court yesterday, where a judge set bail at 100-thousand dollars. State police arrested him Friday after a doctor reported treating the fracture.
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Tulelake Mayor Recall Effort on June Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Siskiyou County’s primary elections are slated for June 3rd, and sample ballots have already been mailed out to voters in preparation for the election. One issues gaining much attention in Tulelake is the attempt to recall Mayor Randy Darrow. If the recall effort is successful, then Hank Ebinger would be elected to...
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Amber Alert for Missing Washington Boy; Maybe Headed for Mexico

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a 6-year-old autistic boy who was allegedly abducted by his non-custodial mother in Auburn, Washington, and may be headed south to Mexico. Mason Joseph Bennatts-Miller was taken after his 34-year-old mother, Sandra Bennatts, allegedly forced her way into her mother’s Auburn home at knifepoint. Bennatts tied up her mother, ransacked...
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An earthquake was reported shortly before noon Sunday. The green circle shows the earthquake's location.

Small Quake Rocks Siskiyou County

Montague, Calif.– A small earthquake registering 2.0 on the Richter scale was reported about 11 miles north of Weed, near Montague, Calif. The quake hit just before noon on Sunday, May 4th. No damage was reported. 
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Crater Lake Lodge is Hiring

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Crater Lake Lodge is looking for summer staff to help the National Park take care of its half-million annual visitors. Concessions, hotel staff, and restaurant staff are all needed. You can apply at
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