Siskiyou County Embraces Water Restrictions

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Residents in Northern Siskiyou County are doing their part to help the state conserve water in the wake of a devastating drought. Mandatory water restrictions went into place August First, and the Siskiyou Daily reports that water use in Etna and Yreka was down 20-percent for the month compared to last...
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Man Convicted of Sex Crimes in Re-trial

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man could spend nearly 17 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of multiple sex crimes. 48-year old Timothy John McCarthy was re-tried on charges that he sexually molested an underaged family member, after he won an appeal questioning the admissibility of a nurse’s testimony. Sentencing...
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Ribbon-Cutting Planned for New Bike Racks

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two new bike corrals were installed a few weeks ago, but they’re getting an official inauguration to the downtown area this afternoon. City officials plan to hold a ribbon-butting ceremony this afternoon to celebrate the new bike racks.There will be a total of four bike corrals, thanks to a project by...
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Fun and Fit Events to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes

Klamath Falls, Ore.– This weekend at the Running Y is a Be a Hero, Hero and Villain Run to benefit children in Klamath County with Juvenile Diabetes. Come support them with a action packed run/walk or come join them for lunch and carnival games. Kids Hero Dash starts at 9:30 and 5k starts 2...
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Klamath Falls Woman Nominated for Nursing Award

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls nurse is one of 188 finalists for the fourth annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards. Julie Ohlschwager lives in Klamath Falls, and works in Critical Care at Providence Medford Medical Center. The award is open to nurses in Oregon and South West Washington. The winners will...
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Klamath Falls Man Charged in Elderly Sex Abuse

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Grand Jury this week indicted a Klamath Falls man on sodomy and sex abuse charges for allegedly abusing an elderly dementia patient he was caring for. Court documents show that 38-year old Justin Matthew Treadwell admitted to molesting a 78-year old female patient at Pelican Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care....
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Commissioners Deny KBREC Fast-Track to Ballot

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath County commissioners yesterday met with representatives from KBREC to try coming to an agreement on how to proceed with funding for ag education programs in the county. KBREC is asking commissioners to put a tax district measure on next May’s ballot, even if the group isn’t able to collect the needed...
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KCC Foundation 5K Run

Klamath Falls, OR– You have one week left to sign up for the Klamath Community College Foundation’s first annual 5K Badger Run. The foundation is hosting the race on October 16th as part of a wellness day, and will have plenty of other health and fitness events for the whole family.  Visit to register for the race. 
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Merkley Turns Down Additional Debate Offer

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Monica Wehby has failed to show up for two of five scheduled debates with Senator Jeff Merkley, and then pulled out of a third debate with no explanation. So when Wehby’s campaign asked Merkley to participate in a debate on Oregon Public Broadcasting, he declined. Merkley said in a statement that it...
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IRS Phone Scam Still Circulating

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Local law enforcement is once again cautioning residents to be on the alert for phone scams. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, area residents have received phone calls from someone claiming to be an agent from the IRS, and demanding that you buy a prepaid debit card and...
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