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Klamath County Commissioners Consider Tax District, Levy

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Board of Commissioners meets Tuesday morning. They’ll hold a public hearing on creating a tax district to fund the Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center. Commissioners also plan to give first reading to a proposal to put a 5-year levy on November’s ballot to raise funds for operating...
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Oregon Woman Wanted in Connection with North Carolina Murder

Raeford, NC– A Medford woman is wanted in connection with a murder in North Carolina. Deputies in Hoke County North Carolina say 21-year old  and her boyfriend 21-year old Tyler Mark Pierce strangled the manager of a hotel, then stole his car. The pair was stopped in Ohio last Friday, the same day the victim was reported...
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Air Stagnation Advisory Continues until Tuesday

Klamath Falls, Ore.– We have a green air quality advisory today until at least noon… however, we are still under an air stagnation advisory until tomorrow morning. That air stagnation advisory impacts Sprague River, Bly, Lakeview. Klamath County health department officials ask you to please not use uncertified wood stoves even if you don’t live in...
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City Readies to Interview for Police Chief’s Post

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The city of Klamath Falls has five candidates for Police Chief that it plans to interview the first week of February. Some of the candidates are locals who currently work for the Police Department. City Manager Nathan Cherpeski said the interviews are scheduled for February 4th and 5th. 
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Forestry Officials Hold Open House Sessions to Discuss Recovery

Klamath Falls, Ore.– After a devastating fire season, Klamath National Forest officials have scheduled several open houses to let folks know what’s happening with the Westside Fire Recovery Project. The project covers areas that were burned by the Beaver Fire, Happy Camp Complex, and Whites Fire, among others in Southern Oregon and Northern California....
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One Arrested Following Stand-Off in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A drive-by shooting in Northern Klamath County led to a short stand-off with police Sunday morning. According to a press release from Oregon State Police, Klamath County dispatchers received a call at about 2:00 Sunday morning reporting that shots had been fired at a home on Collar Drive, just south of...
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Unemployment Down in Oregon

Klamath Falls, Ore.– State-wide unemployment in Oregon dropped during the month of December. According to a press release from the Oregon Employment Department, December’s unemployment was 6.7 percent…. that’d down from 7-percent in November. Retail and government sectors saw the most hiring in December… each adding more than 2-thousand jobs. Governor John Kitzhaber says...
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Man Arrested, Charged, in Montelius Street Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man has been charged with murder in connection with yesterday’s death of 49-year old Donald Black. According to a press release from the Klamath County district attorney’s office, 32-year old Joseph Everett Woodward was arrested today. The DA says Zachary Craig, who was taken in for questioning yesterday,...
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Detectives Name Suspect in Tuesday’s Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Law enforcement officers investigating the death of a Klamath Falls man have identified a possible suspect in connection with the murder. Police are searching for 24-year old Zachary Nathaniel Craig as a person of interest in the investigation into the death of Donald Black early Tuesday morning. Officers are asking for...
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49-year old Donald Black was found dead in a Klamath Falls home Tuesday morning.

Klamath Falls Man Found Dead

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was murdered at a home in the 2000 block of Montelius street early this morning. According to a press release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, a call came into to 911 after 2:00 this morning. When emergency crews arrived, they found 49-year old Donald Clinton Black....
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