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Grand Opening Set for Youth Rising Center

Youth Rising is preparing for a Grand Opening of a new drop-in center, it’ll be at 729 main street in Klamath Falls.  The celebration takes place April 3rd from 5 to 7 pm.  The group provides various services and support for area youth.  
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Recreational Marijuana Petition Opportunities

Across Klamath Falls, several businesses setting up petition spots in hopes of getting recreational marijuana allowances on the November ballot.  The group, Klamath Strong, says such a move would create more jobs and generate revenue.   
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Still No Charges In Fatal Shooting

Still no charges in a fatal shooting last week in Klamath Falls; a woman was detained after telling officers she had shot her husband; the case has been referred to a Grand Jury; authorities say the woman is no longer being detained.   So far the DA’s office is not releasing the names of the...
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Klamath Falls City Schools Names Everyday Heroes

Klamath Falls City schools recently announcing their yearly recipients of Everyday Hero awards; the school gives the recognition to those who go above and beyond to help students succeed.  They can be teachers, custodians, cafeteria workers, office staff, bus drivers and others.  This year’s awards ceremony was last week at Mills Auditorium.  
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Artsy Folks Needed For Meals On Wheels Auction

Arts and crafts donations will be accepted beginning Thursday through April 25th for a silent auction to benefit Meals on Wheels, according to a news release.  The donations can be brought to the Klamath County Library at Klamath Avenue at Third Street.  For more into call 541 882 8894, extension 20. 
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Bill Could Earmark $1.5M For Drug Fight

1.5 million dollars could go each year toward an effort to stop the illegal marijuana trade in the state; that’s if a new piece of legislation passes.  A spokesman for the Jackson County sheriff’s office says southern Oregon law enforcement could certainly put the money to good use
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Police Search For School Graffiti Culprits

Security cameras capturing two people suspected of leaving disturbing graffiti in two Medford schools recently; the pair are seen defacing school walls, doors, sidewalks and playground equipment.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Medford Police tip hotline at 541 618 1TIP.
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Candidate Pulls Out of District 56 Race

In Klamath Falls, Democratic candidate Jonah Hakanson has pulled out of the race for District 56 representative after Taylor Tupper, a fellow Democrat from Klamath Falls, filed her candidacy earlier this week.  Hakanson said he was conflicted about competing against someone affiliated with the Klamath Tribes; Tupper is a member and media spokesperson.  His...
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State Gas Prices On The Rise

After weeks of dropping gas prices, Oregon now seeing a bit of an increase at the pump; the national average for regular was up about a penny to $2.53 a gallon.  The average in the state was up two and a half cents to $2.91.  The highest cost per gallon in Oregon is in...
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Pacific Power Warns Of Phone Scam

Pacific Power wants customers to be aware of a phone scam making the rounds; some people say they’re getting calls from someone who says they’re behind on payments and threatening to shut down their service unless payment is made immediately.  The utility says never give out credit card or bank information on the phone. 
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