News

MP900227474

City to discuss airport grant

At Monday’s city council meeting in Klamath Falls, the group will hear an authorization to submit a grant application to the Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program. It’s a grant worth $851,000.
Keep Reading »
an aerial view of a rowing crew in action.

Rowing Championships this weekend

The 2012 Northwest Regional Masters Championships happen this weekend on Lake Ewauna. The Ewauna Rowing Club hosts the event, and expects more than 500 competitors from five states to take part. The event starts Friday and runs through Sunday.
Keep Reading »
Yellow "For Sale" Sign

Old school building sells to church

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The old Fairhaven school building has sold to a church looking to expand its outreach. The building wasn’t listed for sale with a realtor, but a sign was posted and that was enough for United Family Fellowship. The building sold for just over $76,000. The school district had hoped for...
Keep Reading »
Young Man Filling Petrol Into a Car Petrol Tank

Gas prices fall, but the still high in the West

Finally, the western states are feeling some relief at the pump. Prices have fallen by twelve cents a gallon in Oregon since last week at this time. The average price in Oregon now is $4.10, which is still sky high compared to much of the country. Drivers in Oklahoma and Texas are paying $3.12...
Keep Reading »
MP900255342

Canoe tour this Saturday with the Fremont Winema National Forest

Anyone can attend an interpretive canoe tour on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It’s a free, guided trip that covers about 2.5 miles into the Upper Klamath Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer guides paddle along with the group and share some of this area’s rich history. Meet at the Rocky Point Public Boat Launch...
Keep Reading »
school desk

Three students earn major college scholarships

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Three local students are part of the Gates Millenium Scholar program, which pays for college for select minority students. Among the winners, twin brothers Stephen and Joseph Castor who just graduated from Mazama High School. They’re members of the Klamath Tribes. Francis Rojina graduated from Lost River High School and...
Keep Reading »
fire on washburn

Scrap metal burns on Hillyard Ave.

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Thick, black smoke billowed into the air Monday after sparks from cutting torches caught some debris on fire, even after the workers had stopped watching for it. Tires and scrap metal burned at Hamilton Metals at 2933 Hillyard Avenue, but no injuries were reported.
Keep Reading »
Klamath County logo

County analyzes Lake County’s use of detention facility

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County doesn’t have a juvenile detention center of its own, so it sends juveniles in need of detention to Klamath County. It hasn’t sent many this fiscal year, so Klamath County recently voted to set a minimum for how may days per year Lake County must take up beds. Under...
Keep Reading »
Stukel Hill North - Klamath Falls - City Shot

County Juvenile Dept announces new Director

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dan Golden is the new County Juvenile Department director. Golden has been the interim director, and now officially retains the title of Director after an approval from Klamath County Commissioners last week. Director Glenn Vest retired in April.
Keep Reading »
evening fishing on the water

Anglers get more fishing areas

The Fish and Wildlife commissioners are giving an okay to allowing fishing in more bodies of water in Oregon. 10 rivers and one lake are now approved for fishing of wild coho, with the season for most starting Sept. 15. Anglers will be allowed to keep one wild coho in the Nehalem, Tillamook, Nestucca,...
Keep Reading »



Multimedia