News

Red Burn Day

RED Air Quality Day: No Burning Allowed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County air quality advisory is RED from 12:00 PM Wednesday, October 29th, until 12:00 PM Thursday, October 30th. The RED advisory means that NO OUTDOOR/OPEN BURNING is permitted at anytime. Wood stoves may not be used inside the AQ zone, but pellet stoves may be used.
Keep Reading »

Oregon Ranks as a Tax-Friendly State

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Tax Foundation yesterday released its rankings of states that best utilizes taxes it receives, putting Oregon toward the top of that list. Oregon ranked 12th in the nation in tax-friendliness. But the National Federation of Independent Business of Oregon says when it comes to businesses, tax codes in the state...
Keep Reading »

Unemployment Taxes Decrease for 2015

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is touting an upcoming decrease in unemployment insurance taxes as evidence that Oregon’s economy is in recovery. According to a press release from the Governor’s office, Oregon employers will pay about 9-percent less in unemployment taxes, because as more workers find jobs, they’re drawing less unemployment.
Keep Reading »
RBMarshall

Boles Fire Suspect in Court

Klamath Fall, Ore.– The man suspected of starting the Boles fire in Weed last month was in court in Siskiyou County yesterday. 24-year old Ronald Beau Marshall previously pleaded not guilty to arson charges. A judge yesterday scheduled a preliminary hearing for December 4th. The Boles fire started on September 15th, tearing through the...
Keep Reading »
Klamath_County Logo

Klamath County Deputy DA on Leave Due to Investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath County District Attorney Deputy is on paid leave while the Oregon Department of Justice investigates an incident that occurred Friday night. The Herald and News confirmed with District Attorney Rob Patridge that an unidentified deputy is being investigated, but Patridge would not provide any information about what might have...
Keep Reading »
KBREC

Klamath Falls City Council to Consider KBREC Tax District

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Council meets next week, where they’re expected to give final reading and approval to a tax service district to help support the Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center after the County hinted that it might not have the funds to support the center next year. KBREC supporters...
Keep Reading »
BurnadvisoryYellowDay

Yellow Burn Advisory starting at noon today – Oct 27

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The AQ Advisory from noon Monday October 27, 2014 until Noon on Tuesday October 28, 2014 is YELLOW.   No outdoor burning is allowed county wide. The YELLOW advisory call means: WITHIN THE AQ ZONE, ONLY CERTIFIED WOODSTOVEs, PELLET STOVES AND CERTIFIED FIREPLACE INSERTS MAY BE USED.   WITHIN THE AQ ZONE THE USE OF NON-CERTIFIED WOODSTOVEs OR FIREPLACES...
Keep Reading »
Oregon State Police

California Man Arrested During Traffic Stop

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police in Lake County arrested a California man after a traffic stop led to the recovery of 8 pounds of marijuana. According to a press release from OSP, 29-year old Lawrence Anthony Costa the Third was pulled over for speeding on Highway 395 near Lakeview. The pot was found...
Keep Reading »

Klamath County Health Officials Discuss Ebola

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Health officials in the Klamath Basin say while there are currently no cases of ebola in Oregon, they’re not willing to be caught unprepared should one turn up here. According to a press release, officials from Klamath County Public Health, Klamath County Emergency Management, and other health and first responder agencies, met...
Keep Reading »
Photo: Klamath County Sheriff

KCSO Asks for Help Finding Missing, Endangered Man

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help finding a Klamath County man who is missing and considered endangered. 56 year old Phillip Deprato Junior hasn’t been seen since October 13th when he was walking along Riverside Drive near the Greensprings area in Klamath Falls. Anyone with information of...
Keep Reading »