News

Pictures of Money

Minimum Wage Hike Approved

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown is patting herself on the back after state lawmakers yesterday finished fast-tracking her plan to raise the state’s minimum wage. After 5 hours of verbal arm-wrestling over the plan… no one was really happy with the final result. Businesses say the hike to 14.75 in the Portland Metro area...
Keep Reading »
KCFD Awards

Emergency Responders Rewarded for Excellence

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Every year Klamath County Fire District No. 1 honors their employees with an award system. While only four individuals receive prestigious awards, all employees are honored and praised. The awardees are nominated and chosen by the recipient’s peers. The HazMat team member of the year recognition is awarded to an individual...
Keep Reading »

Arrests Have Been Made in Home Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore. — Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred at a law officer’s home. Two vehicles and a home in the neighborhood of Angle and Soquel Street were hit by 7 to 9 shots around 10:30 Saturday night. No one was injured in the shooting. 25-year-old Antonio...
Keep Reading »
oregon state capital

Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

Salem, Ore – The Oregon House and Senate passed a bill yesterday to raise the minimum wage in three separate areas across the state. The bill puts Oregon at the front of the pack for states considering higher minimum wages. The bill passed the House narrowly, with a vote of 32-26. Lawmakers had to...
Keep Reading »
BG_Bunch

Dan Bunch Promoted to Brigadier General

SALEM, Oregon — Oregon Air National Guard Col. W. Daniel Bunch is scheduled to be promoted to the rank of brigadier general in a ceremony, February 19 at 4 p.m., at Camp Withycombe in Clackamas, Oregon.  Bunch is currently serving as the Air National Guard (ANG) Assistant to the Deputy Judge Advocate General (DJAG) of...
Keep Reading »
Sky Lakes Medical Center

CPR- Everyday People Saving Lives

Klamath Falls, Ore.– February in National Heart Month… and doctors are encouraging everyone to take the time this month to learn hands-only CPR. “Some people felt uncomfortable or nervous about performing mouth-to-mouth,” says Cardiologist, Dr. Lorrel Brown. “They were nervous about this person that they didn’t know– and now that we don’t have to do...
Keep Reading »

One Injured in Rollover Wreck

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One person was injured in a rollover accident on Old Midland road Sunday night just before 9:00. Witnesses say the man’s vehicle rolled several times before coming to a stop. He was taken to Sky Lakes Medical Center with just minor injuries. The accident is under investigation.  
Keep Reading »

Murder Suspect Drops Lawsuit Against County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A murder suspect has dropped his lawsuit against the Klamath County Sheriff’s office… according to a press release from the Sheriff’s office. James Harold Forshee II had sued the county jail and local officials claiming that they were starving him by refusing to feed him meals that confirmed to his Islamic faith. Forshee...
Keep Reading »

Boy, 8, Get Sick from Marijuana Cookies

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman says her 8-year old son found a marijuana cookie in the rock quarry in Stewart Lennox… and ate it. According to social media posts… the boy was taken to the hospital. The boy’s mother says the child found a package that contained two doses of cannabis in...
Keep Reading »

Logging of Dangerous Trees on Sawyers Bar Road

Klamath Falls, Ore.–Crews will be working this week in the Klamath National Forest to remove trees along Sawyers Bar Road. The trees that are being removed are considered a hazard. The project will cover more than 9 miles, with many of the dangerous trees concentrated in about a 2 mile area. If you’re traveling...
Keep Reading »