Algoma Fire Update

NEAR KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A 57 acre fire is burning north of Klamath Falls. The fire is currently 5% contained. As of Saturday afternoon, ODOT is closing Highway 97 north of Klamath Falls due to this wildfire. ODOT says US97 from MP 265-267 will remain closed while wildfire control takes place. South Central Oregon Incident … Continue reading »

Man Convicted for Child Abuse

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls man has been found guilty of several assault charges after hitting his young child. Damon Revis was convicted of second and fourth degree felony assault, along with felony strangulation and misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. Officials say in February, Revis was assaulting his wife, when his 14 and … Continue reading »

Klamath Falls Man Arrested for Sex Abuse

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested a man accused multiple crimes related to a sex abuse investigation involving a juvenile female. Oregon State Police say 58-year-old David Foxen is in the Klamath County Jail for first degree rape, sex abuse, sodomy, and a felon in possession of a firearm, among other charges. Investigators … Continue reading »

Child Abuse Arrest in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls father is charged with causing serious injury to his 3-year-old daughter. Oregon State Police detectives arrested 29-year-old Landon Self after a doctor found his a fracture in his toddler’s leg. Detectives found that self was responsible for the injuries and is now in jail with assault and criminal … Continue reading »

Klamath Sheriff’s Office Faces Cuts

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A packed house filled the room for the budget hearing for the sheriff’s office Thursday afternoon.  Many of the public commenters thought cuts to the sheriff’s department would lead to bigger problems. Sheriff Frank Skrah and his team met before Thursday’s budget hearing crunching numbers and seeing exactly what they need … Continue reading »

Murder in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Police are investigating a murder in Klamath Falls. The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office says police officers responded to a report of a murder at approximately 6:12 a.m. on Thursday on the 1800 block of Laverne Avenue. Officers reportedly found a deceased male on the scene who had been shot multiple … Continue reading »

Police Standoff Suspect Due in Court

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The man at the center of an hours-long SWAT standoff is expected in court Friday. The Klamath County Sheriff says Cylise Atchley went on a burglary spree that began Thursday morning. Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah says Atchley first stole a car and then used the car to burglarize a house … Continue reading »

Emergency Plan Landing in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Engine problems forced a plane full of passengers to land in Klamath Falls around 9 a.m. Friday morning. An Alaska Airlines plane was headed from Burbank to Seattle when it started experiencing engine problems and made an emergency landing in Klamath Falls. All of the passengers are safe and are now … Continue reading »

Police Chase Near Klamath Falls

[UPDATE 6:00 P.M.] Oregon State Police say an armed person has now barricaded themselves inside of a residence. NewsWatch12 is being told this is happening about 13 miles east of Klamath Falls. Officials would not give any more information in fear of the suspect learning more about the search. Officers from Central Point are assisting with … Continue reading »

Conservation Payoff for Sky Lakes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A $2.5 million project to upgrade energy infrastructure at Sky Lakes Medical Center is paying off in more ways than one. On Tuesday, the Energy Trust of Oregon presented the Klamath Falls hospital with a check for more than $199,000. It’s a dividend the hospital can add to savings it is … Continue reading »

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