KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities at Crater Lake National Park say someone driving off road damaged plants and other resources, and they’re asking for the public’s help in finding who is...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The Trust for Public Lands has received more than $400,000 in grant money toward the purchase of Spence Mountain.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police say two men were killed and one was injured in a shooting in Klamath Falls and that a woman has been arrested.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court has found that the water rights of Klamath Basin tribes take priority over those of farmers who sued the federal government in 2001 for reducing...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say a 23-year-old Klamath Falls man has died in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 97.
Police say William Ogle was heading north in a Honda...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to rape charges involving girls under the age of 14.
The Herald and News reports Connor Elliot Mistron pleaded not guilty...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Five people have been charged for their alleged roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and heroin manufactured in Mexico in the Klamath Falls...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Klamath County School District's four rural high schools will continue to receive $2.2 million for needed programs thanks, in part, to the lobbying efforts of 10...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Removing four hydroelectric dams along the lower Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California is expected to cost just under $434 million and could happen by...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police say an Amtrak passenger train was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Oregon after a man threatened to harm himself and others.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A driver has been charged in connection with a crash in southern Oregon that killed a road construction worker.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A Southern Oregon animal advocacy group has launched an online fundraising drive to help safely separate wolves and livestock.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police say a road construction flagger was killed in southern Oregon when a motorist struck him in a highway construction zone.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Child welfare officials say there was credible information that foster children kept at a converted juvenile detention center in southern Oregon were subjected to strip...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon child welfare officials are removing foster children from a Klamath Falls residential program located in a county juvenile jail, after lawyers and state lawmakers...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train with almost 200 people aboard hit downed trees during a blizzard and got stranded in the Oregon mountains for a day and a half, but passengers and crew banded...
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon water regulators may scale back the number of wells subject to pumping shutdowns in the Upper Klamath Basin but some irrigators remain uneasy about the proposal.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Justice has determined that criminal prosecution is not warranted in the deadly shooting by police near Modoc Point last month.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Wildlife officials say wolves killed a calf in southern Oregon, marking the fourth kill by the Rogue Pack in the Fort Klamath area.
CHILOQUIN, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person and two dogs died in a home fire north of Klamath Falls in Chiloquin.
The Herald and News reports firefighters were called to the blaze at about 7 a.m. Tuesday.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in southern Oregon say police shot and killed a male suspect and are searching for a woman who ran from the scene near Modoc Point.
Klamath County Sheriff Chris Kaber says the man was shot Friday morning in the area of Modoc Point just off of U.S. Highway 97 in southern Oregon.
He says no officers were seriously injured. He did not immediately provide details about what led to the shooting.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — SkyWest Airlines is taking a look at offering commercial air service out of Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport.
The Herald and News reported Tuesday that the Utah-based airline says it will assess the market for possible service this summer but it has not made any commitments.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is withholding $500,000 allocated for a water quality study of Oregon's Upper Klamath Lake, citing potential budget cuts.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The number of summer visitors to Crater Lake National Park in south-central Oregon has dropped for the second consecutive year because of smoke from wildfires.
Park Superintendent Craig Ackerman says wildfires inside and outside of the park kept people away during July and August, traditionally the park's two busiest months.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The federal government has agreed to reimburse the Drought Response Agency for water given to the Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge and the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge at a rate of $360 per cubic meter of water.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — As quickly as it came, it left. Within just four hours, the carnival rides, games and ticket booths at the Klamath County Fair were folded up and packed away as the crew prepared to make their next jump to Reno.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities charged a Klamath Falls woman with manslaughter after a fiery crash that killed one motorcyclist and injured three others.
Klamath Falls police say 46-year-old Brenda Tobin was driving a pickup late Thursday when she turned directly into the path of two motorcycles.
One of the motorcycles collided with the pickup and caught fire, killing 37-year-old Terry Maxwell of Bonanza. A passenger on Maxwell's motorcycle suffered major injuries.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested a Klamath Falls man accused of striking people with a hammer and nearly running over another person with a vehicle.
Klamath Falls police said in a news release that 60-year-old William Aune broke into his ex-girlfriend's house Saturday night and struck the woman and her brother with a hammer. Both were seriously hurt.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — An attorney has been rehired by the Klamath County District Attorney's Office a few years after he resigned following a gun incident.
District Attorney Eve Costello told the Herald and News that Cole Chase was the most qualified applicant her office received for a position that opened up.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A Klamath Falls man has been sentenced to almost six years in prison for attacking his grandmother with a kitchen knife and a salt shaker.
The Herald and News reports 29-year-old Larry Lee Townsend pleaded no contest to a charge of second-degree assault.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — "Are you putting those up or taking them down?" asked a woman as she drove down Ninth street.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Petitioners collected enough signatures to place a pro-Second Amendment measure on the November ballot in Klamath County.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A petition to allow the sale of recreational marijuana within the city of Klamath Falls has garnered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Air National Guard fighter jets will be conducting flyovers at Fourth of July events in various communities Wednesday.
The Oregon Military Department says jets from the 142nd Fighter Wing based in Portland will be roaring over parades in Independence, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach and Warrenton.
Meanwhile, jets from the 173rd Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls will do flyovers in Ashland, Central Point, Creswell, Eagle Point, Klamath Falls, Lake of the Woods and Neskowin.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration wants a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of Oregon counties challenging the expansion of the Cascades-Siskiyou National Monument.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Klamath Falls' newest solar farm could be in the backyard of Eternal Hills Cemetery, which continues to struggle with real estate disputes in federal bankruptcy court.
On April 20, Eternal Hills owner Robert Gordon signed an easement agreement with Cypress Creek Renewables, of Santa Monica, California, that includes the southernmost portions of the cemetery and 40 acres of agricultural land directly to the east.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man critically injured his parents with a hatchet during an attack at a gated community near Klamath Falls.
The Klamath County Sheriff's Office says 23-year-old Cheney Hardt attacked his mother with the hatchet Thursday afternoon and his father was hurt while trying to stop it.
A younger brother then intervened with a knife, injuring the suspect and ending the attack.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a fire district employee in rural southern Oregon after she submitted a letter of resignation that outlined thefts from the agency.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who acknowledged he had been driving drunk when he caused the death of a Klamath Falls woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Herald and News reports that 22-year-old Austin Christopher Haynes pleaded guilty to multiple charges May 11 in connection with the crash that killed 66-year-old Terry Paulette Kirwan and endangered the lives of several others.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The Klamath Tribes are suing federal regulators claiming they failed to keep a southern Oregon lake full enough to ensure the continued survival of sucker fish.
The tribes filed the lawsuit in federal court Wednesday calling on the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service to take "immediate, emergency measures" to protect two endangered sucker fish species in the Upper Klamath Lake.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to life in psychiatric custody after being found guilty of murder except for insanity.
The Herald and News reports that 33-year-old Paul Wuerz was sentenced Tuesday morning following a brief trial. He was convicted of murder and unlawful use of a weapon for the 2016 stabbing death of 40-year-old Jesse Richard Toney.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A drop in river flows in the Klamath River has resulted in a die-off of fish and other creatures below the Keno Dam in southern Oregon.
The Bureau of Reclamation says the water was drawn down to charge an irrigation canal for Basin farmers.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed the fish kill to Oregon Public Broadcasting. Fish including sculpin, catfish and minnow were stranded due to low river flows.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old Oregon man drowned while swimming in the Lewis River in northern Clark County in Washington.
Authorities on Saturday identified him as Allums Robinson of Klamath Falls.
The Clark County Sheriff's Office says Robinson was with another swimmer near Cedar Creek Friday when he had trouble staying above water.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man in possession of a loaded pistol and a pipe bomb was arrested after crashing a motorcycle that had been stolen in south-central Oregon.
The Klamath County Sheriff's Office says the theft victim saw a man riding his stolen motorcycle Thursday and gave chase. When the chase ended in a crash, the victim held the suspect on the ground until deputies arrived.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested a Klamath Falls man accused of physically assaulting a 3-year-old girl he was babysitting.
The Herald and News reports 25-year-old Brendon Day was watching the girl Saturday night. When the mother returned home from work, she noticed bruises on her daughter's face.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a felon whose body was found in the woods north of Beatty, Oregon.
The Herald and News reports the body of 35-year-old Jack Hasbrouck was identified Thursday. The Klamath County District Attorney's Office described the death as suspicious, and the Oregon State Police is leading the investigation.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Commissioners in Jackson County are asking U.S. Rep. Greg Walden to help keep the Medford air tanker base open.
Giant air tankers and other aircraft fly out of the base to dump retardant on summer wildfires.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — It isn't easy being a Klamath Basin sucker.
There has been a 75 percent decline in populations of two endangered Klamath Basin sucker species over the past two decades, and juvenile fish are not surviving beyond their first year of life, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife. As part of an effort to keep the species from extinction, officials are releasing upward of 2,500 hatchery-reared juvenile sucker into Upper Klamath Lake over the next couple weeks.