Klamath Falls Man Arrested on Drug, Explosives Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at approximately 7:30 am, Klamath Falls Police Officers investigated the allegation of an assault that had occurred at a residence in the 300 block of S. Eldorado Avenue. Information had been gathered from a 28 year-old, female, victim that Theodore “Ted” Mcosker had argued with her...
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Photo of snow conditions at the “Swampy John” site, near Etna Summit on Sawyer’s
Bar Road. Forest Service employee Katherine Reed assisted with the snow survey on April 28, 2016.

Snow Pack Melting Too Fast

Yreka, Calif.– While Southern Oregon and Northern California received good amounts of snow this winter… it’s melting quicker than usual, which could mean trouble for the coming fire season. Forestry officials with the Salmon-Scott River Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest say May first measurements show a below average snow depth of 19%,...
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Attempted Stabbing Lands Man Behind Bars

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A man driving down South Sixth Street Tuesday thought that a man along the road was flagging him down… so he pulled over… only to have the man try to stab him. 34-year old William Love Garriott is charged with attempted assault, menacing, and unlawful use of weapon. The victim wasn’t...
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Clerk: Check Both Sides of the Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– By now you should have your presidential and state primary ballot. If you changed your party affiliation.. you may actually have two of them. You can only submit the one that matches your current party affiliation— the other won’t be counted. Also, Klamath County Clerk Linda Smith says be sure to...
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One Injured in Single Car Accident

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One person was hurt in a single vehicle wreck on Hill Road near the intersection with Reeder Wednesday night. The accident happened at around 8:30 last night. According to scanner reports… three people were in the vehicle when it went off the roadway and rolled, landing on its top in a...
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Candidate Forums Scheduled for Next Week

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Three separate candidates forums will be held next week at Klamath Community College, giving you what could be a final chance to get up close and personal with the men and women running for local office. A Sheriff’s Forum will be held on Monday… A forum for Klamath County Commissioner position...
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Arrest Made in Tuesday Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police have made an arrest in Tuesday’s shooting on Doty Street. Klamath Falls Police say 43-year old Brandon Lee Carnahan is charged with reckless endangering, criminal mischief, and several weapons charges after he unloaded a 22 into a home. No one was inside the house at the time, and...
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Arrest Made in Murder of Navaho Girl

The FBI has arrested a 27-year old man in connection with the death of an 11-year old girl on the Navaho Indian Reservation in New Mexico. Authorities say Tom Begaye lured Ashlynne Mike and her little brother into a van Monday afternoon… then dropped off the 9-year old boy in a remote area before killing...
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Guilty Plea in Ax Assault

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Chiloquin man was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to assault charges. 39-year old Tony Krank was looking at life in prison if he had been convicted of attempted murder charges, which were dropped in exchange for the guilty plea. He had been arrested back in February for...
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Whitsett Endorses Reschke to Replace Her

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Outgoing State Representative Gail Whitsett has officially endorsed the man who’s running to replace her. Werner Reschke added his name to the ballot to run for House District 56 at the last minute… and Whitsett pulled her name off the ballot the next day, leaving Reschke the sole candidate on the ballot. ...
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