Wyden Proposes National Vote by Mail

Washington, D.C.– It’s working so well here… US Senator Ron Wyden figures everyone across the US should get to vote by mail. Wyden is floating a campaign to try encouraging other states to follow Oregon’s lead. He plans to submit a bill that would require every state to provide registered voters with an option to vote...
Keep Reading »

Director Steps Down Amid Foster Care Issues

Salem, Ore.– The woman who oversees the licensing of Oregon’s foster homes is stepping down from her post.Donna Keddy is director of licensing and regulatory oversight forOregon’s Department of Human Services. She’s been under fire since last year when it was revealed that some seven foster homes in the state were being actively investigated because...
Keep Reading »
Erica Johnson

Johnson Guilty in Luring and Robbery Case

Klamath Falls, Ore– A Klamath County jury on Wednesday handed down a guilty verdict against 24-year old Erica Rose Johnson who had been charged with Robbery and Conspiracy to commit robbery. She and two other people were accused of luring a 61-year old man from El Palacio to the intersection of Richmond and Orchard Avenue,...
Keep Reading »
vote_red white and blue

Write-ins Could Delay Primary Results

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon primary election ballots went out yesterday… so you can expect to find those in your mailbox very soon. The ballots will be counted on May 17… but the results from the primary election may not be available in Klamath and a couple of other counties until days after the fact. That’s because...
Keep Reading »

Lakeview Included in Farm to School Program

Lakeview, Ore.– Oregon’s Food Corps program is growing… and folks in Lakeview will benefit. Lakeview is one of three new sites being added to the federal farm to school grant program. Starting in September, Lakeview schools will receive money for nutrition education programs, and build and maintain school gardens. Money can also be used to buy...
Keep Reading »

One Seriously Injured in Weekend Assault

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A 19-year old man is recovering from injuries he received during what Klamath Falls Police are calling “an assault.” Lt. Jack Daniel says there were several juveniles involved in the incident on the OC&E trail over the weekend that left one person with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, but says the person...
Keep Reading »

Two Oregon Inmates Walk Away from Work Crews

          Salem, Ore.–Two Mill Creek Correctional Facility (MCCF) inmates walked away from separate work crews this afternoon. One walked away from a work crew near Salem’s Bush Park. The other inmate was assigned to a crew working on the grounds of the Oregon State Penitentiary; he walked away from that...
Keep Reading »

Death Investigation in Happy Camp

Yreka, Calif.– The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found in the Happy Camp area yesterday afternoon. According to a press release… there are no signs of foul play… but the death is under investigation. Officials say the body was found on Indian Creek Road, but haven’t released any information...
Keep Reading »

Brown Replaces Oregon Lottery Director

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown today appointed Barry Pack, Chief Administrative Officer at the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), to serve as Interim Director of the Oregon Lottery following the removal of Director Jack Roberts. “I am grateful for Jack’s years of service to the Oregon Lottery, but it is time for a leadership...
Keep Reading »
Bristol Fire

Cigarette Blamed for Mobile Home Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators with the Oregon State Fire Marshal’s Office say the fire that damaged a mobile home on Bristol Avenue was likely caused by a cigarette. The fire was reported just after 3PM Monday. Neighbors had seen the smoke and flames and took action… busting out windows and using garden hoses to try putting...
Keep Reading »