Grants Pass has highest rate of car thefts in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– You’re more likely to have your car stolen in Grants Pass than in any other place in Oregon. The National Insurance Crime Bureau released a recent report ranking US cities by their rate of vehicle thefts, and Grants Pass has the 27th highest rate of car thefts in the nation. Portland has...
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Wild Horse Running

Lawmakers consider sterilizing wild horses, burros

Washington, DC.– The US Bureau of Land Management is getting ready to begin capturing and sterilizing wild horses in the western United States. The government already has about 47-thousand horses corralled at taxpayer expense. There are an estimated 67-thousand wild horses and burros foraging on federal land in ten states— about 2.5 times more...
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Upper Klamath Lake

Health advisory issues for Upper Klamath Lake

Salem, Ore.– A health advisory was issued today for Howard Bay (also known locally as Howards Bay or Howard’s Bay), located in the southwest corner of Upper Klamath Lake, northwest of Klamath Falls in Klamath County. Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of toxic blue-green algae in the bay. Toxin concentrations can be harmful...
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Klamath Falls Honda and Subaru Kick Off Event for Kruise of Klamath

Yesterday Klamath Falls Honda and Subaru hosted a kick off event for the Kruise of Klamath. They were showing off cars and giving away free food and drinks and taking donations for Friends of the Children. Listen to the interview with Jeremy from Klamath Falls Honda and Subaru below. 
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Woman charged in abuse of her child

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman is charged with child abuse after being accused of not getting medical treatment for the toddler after she had been injured. It was nearly a year ago that the woman’s boyfriend, 27-year old Jonathan Scott George, was arrested for allegedly pinching and burning the girl who was...
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PILT funds grow for Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County will receive about 8-thousand dollars more than last year through the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program. The money is to replace income the county would receive through taxes and by selling natural resources on land that was taken over by the Federal government. Klamath County will receive more...
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Deputies cleared in Roseburg shooting

Roseburg, Ore.– It was ten days ago that Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies fired their weapons at a shooting suspect who was later found dead in a wooded area in Roseburg. An autopsy shows that 25-year old Joseph George died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. George had shot and injured a 19-year old Eugene woman...
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Department of Revenue counting cash from pot taxes

Salem, Ore.– The state Department of Revenue has already processed 14.9 million dollars in marijuana tax payments since May 30th. So far… less than 60-percent of the 319 dispensaries in the state have filed and paid their first quarter tax returns. Those dispensaries that haven’t paid… have received a reminder from the DOR that...
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Inmate walks away from work crew

Madras, Ore.– A Deer Ridge Correctional Institution inmate walked away from a work crew this afternoon. 29-year old Richard Clark had been in the minimum security jail in Madras for less than three months, serving a sentence for attempted robbery. You can see his photo on our website…
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Fire destroys mobile home in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Fire destroyed a mobile home in Klamath Falls overnight. The fire at the Campus Green Mobile Home Park on Highway 97 was first reported at about 12:47 Thursday morning. Three adults and three children managed to get out of the trailer safely. At least two other mobile homes have some heat damage…...
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