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Summer basketball camp registration open now

Basin Basketball Academy is offering two summer camps for boys and girls grades 3 – 8. The first session, June 11 – 15 focuses on basketball fundamentals with games every day. The second session, June 18 – 22 teaches basketball fundamentals in the morning and a choice of basketball, football, soccer and/or volleyball in...
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Group works to preserve wildlife habitat

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust is taking legal steps to preserve wildlife and bird habitat. Landowners of the past put mineral reservations on 3,100 acres that the trust now owns, and the trust is taking the legal steps to clear the land of mineral rights.
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OIT announces OREC leadership change

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Already the Dean of the College of Engineering, the Oregon Institute of Technology’s Charlie Jones is expanding his role with the school. The college announced Tuesday the realignment, moving Jones into the leadership role of the Oregon Renewable Energy Center. OREC was established in 2001 to integrate renewable energy technologies...
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CASA to hold cycling event this summer

CASA’s ninth annual Ride Through Paradise Cycling event is coming up July 28 at Mazama High School. Riders can choose from four routes – a 13-mile, 30-mile, 62-mile, and 100-mile course through Klamath County. All courses are well supported with rest stops, volunteers, and food. Proceeds benefit CASA. Registration: www.KlamathFallsCasa.org Information: 541-885-6017 or ahowell@klamathfallscasa.org
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Oregon’s college savings plan among the best

Pittsford,  NY – The Oregon College Savings Plan is one that parents can put money into without a broker, and an independent website recently ranked it among the top plans in the country. Savingforcollege.com ranked the 529 plan among the top eight nationwide for its investment performance and features. The plan has a total of...
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Body of missing pilot found

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — The search for a missing pilot ended yesterday. The body of 48-year old Tony Nicholls of Idaho was found in the wreckage of the plane on the western side of Hart Mountain. Nicholls was piloting the plane a week ago when he dropped off his two stepsons in Lakeview. The...
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Coordinated Care Organization announcement coming

An announcement is expected soon about who gets a contract to serve as Klamath County’s coordinated care organization. All of the applicants will be notified first, and then the state will make the announcement. The CCO’s are an initiative of Governor John Kitzhaber. Klamath County Commissioners have endorsed all three local applicants.
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Search for missing pilot grows

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — The search for a missing pilot is expanding. 48-year-old Tony Nicholls of Idaho was piloting a plane Thursday and dropped off his two stepsons in Lakeview. The plane went missing on the return flight to Idaho. Public and private crews are searching for Nicholls, and a Facebook page has been...
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Man sentenced for sexual abuse of a child

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — 50-year-old Joe M. Montiel has been sentenced to a little more than four years in prison for the crimes of Sexual Abuse in the first degree and Attempted Sexual Abuse in the first degree, dating back to 2007. District Attorney Ed Caleb’s office says the case involved a child under...
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Police to hold educational seminar on gangs

The Klamath Falls Police Department will be hosting a community watch meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be at the Klamath Falls Police Department in the Jeff Ball Community Room. Corporal Dave Marcoux recently went to a gang enforcement conference and will share what he learned about identifying local gangs. You’ll...
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