Klamath County Murder Suspect Arrested

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — On Thursday, the Klamath County Major Crime Team arrested 36-year-old Joshua Gilbert Brown of Chiloquin for the murder of 32-year-old David Joseph Kelly Costa. Costa was found shot to death on June 24th, 2013. His death was ruled as a homicide the following day and the The Klamath County Major Crime … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Bly

BLY, Ore. — This year marks the 140th anniversary of the first settlement of one of Klamath County’s first towns. And 4th of July weekend, residents of Bly will kick up their heels in celebration It might be hard to tell today, but this was once quite a bustling town. Today, Bly is about half … Continue reading »

Klamath County Shooting Ruled a Homicide

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – The Klamath County Major Crime Team was activated on Monday, June 25 to investigate the shooting death of David Joseph Kelly Costa of Chiloquin as a homicide, according to the Klamath County District Attorney’s Office. Officials are encouraging anyone with information related to this incident to call the City of Klamath … Continue reading »

Firewood Project at Lake of the Woods

LAKE OF THE WOODS, Ore. — Recent warm weather may have many people thinking more of air conditioning than home heating, but a project in Klamath County means hundreds of basin residents should be warmer this coming winter. Community Corrections clients from Klamath County trekked to Lake of the Woods on Tuesday to load up … Continue reading »

Water Emergency In Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A drier than normal winter in the Klamath Basin has Klamath County officials turning to Governor Kitzhaber for help. On Tuesday morning, county commissioners declared a state of emergency and asks the governor to do the same. Water laps the shores of Klamath Lake and water is flowing in some of … Continue reading »

KBRA/KHSA Nixed By Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It’s official: Klamath County is no longer part of the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement or the Klamath Hydro Settlement Agreement. As expected, county commissioners on Tuesday signed the order revoking action taken by the previous board of commissioners to be part of the “KBRA” and “KHSA” agreements. Board members say that … Continue reading »

Klamath Air Quality Standards Debated

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After nearly two weeks of record low temperatures and severe air inversion, the air in the Klamath Basin and around Lakeview is starting to clear up. Strong breezes overnight pushed most of the stale air out that federal air quality officials say violates clean air standards. Klamath County officials, who have … Continue reading »

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