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Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life Of A Basin Youth

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Sunday, January 18, around 2:00 am, Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Anderson Rd. The driver, a 17 year old juvenile, was deceased upon arrival of Deputies. The juvenile lost control of his vehicle and crashed through a power pole, into a field. The cause...
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Pacific Power Files Suit Against City of Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Pacific Power says they can’t do their job with the city of Klamath Falls threatening to take over the task of providing power to its customers in the Basin. Bob Gravely with Pacific Power says they were working with the city on a new franchise agreement, and there were some hiccups....
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Flu Reaches Epidemic Levels in US, Not so Bad in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Nationwide, 5 children have died from flu-related illness so far this flu season. CDC officials say the virus has reached epidemic status, and encourage everyone to get vaccinates. This year’s vaccination does not protect against the strain responsible for the majority of the deaths, but officials say it still provides some...
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Play Day at Klamath County Fairgrounds

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Families that play together, stay together… I think that’s how it goes… and there’s a lot of playing happening at the Klamath county fair grounds this weekend. More than 40 different things to try… like fishing, bird calling, you can shoot a bow and arrow, learn some camping and survival skills,...
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Modoc County Supervisor Resigns

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When the Modoc County board of supervisors met on Tuesday, they weren’t expecting Alturas representative John Pedersen to submit his letter of resignation. Pedersen said in the letter that he was quitting the board for personal reasons. He’s been on the board for two years. California Governor Jerry Brown will have...
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OIT Meet-N-Greet

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It’s a chance to meet your favorite Oregon Tech basketball player… the team will sign autographs from 2 to 4 this afternoon at the McDonald’s on Campus Drive. It’s also a chance to win free tickets to tomorrow night’s game.
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Dog Sled Races Cancelled Again

Klamath Falls, Ore.– For the second year in a row, low snow levels mean the annual sled dog races in Chemult have been cancelled. The races would normally have been held this weekend. When the races were held in 20-13, some 35 dog teams competed in the competitions.
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New OIT Governing Board to Meet

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Tech’s new governing board meets next week for the first time. OIT is one of seven colleges in the state that are now governed by 14 members of a local board of trustees, rather than having all the state colleges overseen by one central board. Next week’s meeting is on...
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Taxes: ACA Verfication

Klamath Falls, Ore.– There’s a new box you have to check on your tax forms this year to declare whether you had health insurance in 20-14. If you purchased health care through an exchange, either Cover Oregon or the federal exchange, you’ll need to wait for documentation from the government before you can file...
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Water Officials to Study Clear Lake Storage

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County Commissioners yesterday gave the nod to the Klamath Soil and Water Conservation District’s plan to do research the idea of using Clear Lake to store irrigation water for the Klamath Basin. The Herald and News reports that the conservation district wants to pump water from Upper Klamath lake into...
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