Story of Survival: Shot Deputy Tells All

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — “It was such a random act, you know. In an instant, things went bad.” Deputy Jason Weber says he’s lucky to be alive. He was shot and left for dead because he decided to wear the badge. “Two inches one way or the other, or a centimeter, I might have bled … Continue reading »

17-Year-Old Killed in Crash

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A 17-year-old is dead after an early morning car crash in Klamath County. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the crash sometime after 2 a.m. Sunday on Anderson Road. The sheriff’s office says a 17-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed through a power pole into a field. Klamath … Continue reading »

Human Remains Found in Klamath Co.

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Sheriff’s deputies in Klamath County are investigating human remains found along the road. Those remains are believed to be those of a man who had been missing for two years. The remains were apparently found by a mushroom picker on Thursday around mile marker 84 on Highway 138. Klamath County Sheriff … Continue reading »

Homicide Investigation in Klamath County

BLY MOUNTAIN, Ore. — A homicide on Bly Mountain is under investigation, according to the Klamath County District Attorney. On Saturday, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call on Golden Eagle Drive on Bly Mountain. The District Attorney’s Office states Steven Edward Dann was found dead at the scene. The Klamath County … Continue reading »

Klamath County Museum Levy on May Ballot

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A tax levy to fund museums in Klamath County is headed to the May ballot. The levy was approved by a vote from commissioners 2-to-1 on Tuesday. It’s a renewal of a levy already in effect. Taxes and levies are usually required to have signatures collected as part of the process … Continue reading »

Klamath Charter Plan

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls woman’s plan to make county commissioners a part time job and to hire an administrator is getting a cold shoulder from the board of commissioners. Kate Marquez says it’s time to let the voters decide the issue and so she was hoping commissioners would put the charter measure … Continue reading »

Klamath Co. Recall Falls Short

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An effort to recall all three Klamath County Commissioners has failed, according to Klamath County elections officials. A petition drive to force a recall against Commissioners Jim Bellet and Tom Mallams failed to turn in their petitions by the Monday 5 p.m. deadline; so ends the effort by a Merrill woman … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect in Court

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — A Klamath County man is in jail, facing charges of killing a Chiloquin man last month. In court Friday, Joshua Gilbert Brown was put on a no bail hold and charged with murder and felony in possession of a firearm. The Klamath County Major Crime Team arrested the 36-year-old for allegedly … Continue reading »

Fire Official Warn of Firework Fires

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — We are almost exactly one month away from the Fourth of July, but officials say there have already been firework-related fires. Klamath County fire officials are urging the public to only buy fireworks from a local retailer. They say they are inspected by officials to make sure the fireworks they sell … Continue reading »

School Bond Passes in Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath County voters agreed to support a bond for the county’s school district. The bond measure passed by 169 votes. The bond for $31 million will cover building improvements to the Klamath County School District and a new Henley Elementary School building. Supporters say their aggressive campaign helped win them the … Continue reading »

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