Unemployment on the Rise in Klamath, Lake Counties

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Even as more and more residents in Klamath and Lake Counties are dropping their efforts to find a job… the unemployment rate is rising. Unemployment in Klamath County rose from 8-percent in July… to 8.3-percent in August. 100 jobs were added last month, slightly fewer than in a typical August. In...
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Phone Scams Never Die

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  At least one Klamath Basin resident lost about 5-thousand dollars when they fell for a phone scam. Someone called claiming to be the victim’s grandchild… said they were in Vegas… hurt, in jail, and needed bail money sent… to the Dominican Republic. A second potential victim was ready to send 15-hundred dollars after getting...
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Oregon Democrats Kill Planned Parenthood Hearing

Salem, Ore.–  State Democrats put the kibash on a scheduled hearing to find out what Planned Parenthood facilities in the state are doing with the aborted babies they harvest during procedures. Republicans asked for the hearing, and Democrats put it on the books, but cancelled it yesterday, saying Republicans are “making ludicrous allegations” based...
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Final Public Hearing on Dispensary Ban Proposal

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  The Klamath County Board of Commissioners holds a final public hearing this morning to get your input on a proposal to ban medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries. That public hearing starts a 9:15 this morning at the Klamath County Commissioners’ chambers at the County Government center. If commissioners decide to go...
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Man Dies While Hunting in Siskiyou County

Yreka, Calif.–  The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a man who died Saturday while hunting in the Marble Mountain area. His friends called 9-1-1, saying that 67-year old Russell Marc Harding may have suffered a medical emergency. Emergency workers weren’t able to revive him. An autopsy will be performed.
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Man Charged with Animal Sex Crimes

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath Falls man was arrested last week on several sex abuse charges. 34-year old Jeremy Santangelo is charged with two counts of sexual assault on an animal, and is also accused of assaulting a woman. Jail records show that Santangelo is being held in the Klamath County jail on 100-thousand...
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One Arrested in Afternoon Assault

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls police say they have one person in custody after a man was injured in a fight Friday afternoon. According to a press release, officers were called to the 300 block of Martin Street for a report of two men fighting. Witnesses said there was a firearm involved. When they...
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Stabbing Suspect Wanted

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Police in Klamath Falls are asking for your help as they try to find a person believed to be involved in a stabbing that happened just before 3:00 Friday morning in the 2000 block of Eberlien. Lt. Ryan Brosterhous says they’re looking for an Hispanic male who goes by the name “Damien”....
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Fred Meyer Offers Online Shopping

Portland, Ore.–  For now… it’s only available in Portland. But Fred Meyer is testing out an option that allows customers to buy some items on-line, for next-day pick -up. Company officials say they’re competing with Amazon and other online retailers striving to get products into customers’ hands lickety split. The online ordering is available for food,...
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Oracle, Oregon, Battle Over Use of Kitzhaber Emails

Salem, Ore.–  Oracle wants access to former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber’s emails. A Marion County judge is mulling over the request, which state officials say Oracle shouldn’t be able to use in their court battle over who’s to blame for the failure of the state’s Cover Oregon insurance website. Attorneys for John Kitzhaber says...
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