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 »

Meth Arrest in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two people are behind bars after state troopers stopped them near Klamath Falls. Troopers pulled over a car for traffic violations but ended up finding three hundred thousand dollars’ worth of methamphetamine. It happened on Highway 97 near milepost 273 on Saturday afternoon. The driver was from Washington and her passenger … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Potato Festival

NEAR MERRILL, Ore. — October means harvest time in the Klamath Basin, especially potato harvest time. It’s been that way for a hundred years or more, and continues to be one of the main money makers in the region. To celebrate, every year about this time folks kick up their heels at the Annual Klamath … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Homes in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An investigation team says it knows the cause of a fire in Klamath Falls that destroyed two homes and several buildings. Klamath County Fire District 1 says people were burning the plastic off of metal wires in a burn barrel, which is an illegal activity prohibited year round. Fire investigators say … Continue reading »

Person of Interest Contacted

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath County District Attorney’s Office says they no longer need the public’s help in contacting a person of interest in a murder investigation case. On Wednesday, the Crime Team identified James Collins as a person of interest and requested the public’s help locating him. The Major Crime Team is now in … Continue reading »

Klamath Falls Police Officer Justified

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A grand jury says a Klamath Falls police detective was justified in using deadly force against Matthew David Borner last week. The shooting happened August 20. Police say Borner ran from a building and did not stop when police told him to. They say he took something black out of his … Continue reading »

Murder Investigation in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A murder investigation is moving forward as Klamath Falls law enforcement identifies a person of interest. 32-year-old James Collins is wanted for questioning in the murder of Cheng Saechao. The Klamath County Major Crime Team has identified Collins as a person of interest and would like the public’s help locating him. … Continue reading »

Klamath Falls Murder Suspect Arrested

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Klamath Falls mans has reportedly been arrested in California. The Merced Sun-Star is reporting that 27-year-old Leland Thomas Nicholson, Jr. surrendered to Merced County Sheriff’s Deputies in Dos Palos, California Nicholson is a suspect in last week’s fatal shooting of … Continue reading »

Murder Investigation in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Investigators are after a Klamath Falls man for one murder and an attempted murder. Investigators say Leland Thomas Nicholson, Jr., or “Tom”, is the suspct in the murder of Terry Entriken and attempted murder of Vanessa Alexander in Klamath Falls. Police say he’s on the loose and is considered armed and … Continue reading »

Klamath Falls Airport Tower To Stay Open

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The control tower at the Klamath Falls airport will remain open. The tower had previously been on the list of possible closures due to forced spending cuts. The FAA announced on Friday that it will proceed in closing 149 regional airport control towers. The plans involves closing the towers over a … Continue reading »

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