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 »

Over 30 Arrests in Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — More than 300 law enforcement officers served arrest warrants in Klamath County on Wednesday morning in what officials are calling one of the largest operations ever done in Southern Oregon. Officials began serving the warrants early Wednesday morning. State, federal and local law enforcement teamed up to carry out the operation. … Continue reading »

Secretary of the Interior Invited

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two months ago, Klamath County Commissioners voted to opt out of the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, and the agreement that outlines removal of dams on the upper Klamath River. Tuesday commissioners voted to invite the new Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, to Klamath and Siskiyou counties to see first-hand the … Continue reading »

Recall on Klamath County Commissioner

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The announcement over the weekend that a Merrill woman is leading a recall against Klamath County Commissioner Dennis Linthicum brought responses from the board of commissioners on Tuesday. In a news release, Sherri Biggs says she was frustrated with dealing with the board of commissioners. Since Linthicum is the only member … Continue reading »

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