Police Investigate Klamath Falls Fraud

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Officers in Klamath County need your help finding the two people they believe are the ringleaders in a large fraud case. Officers began an investigation several weeks ago when they started discovering fraudulent checks from several businesses. Including the Department of Human Services, the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, the Klamath County Jail … Continue reading »

F-15 Jets To Conduct Night Flying

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Falls community can expect to hear jets flying overhead in the evening, from January 7th through the 11th, as the 173rd Fighter Wing conducts night flying operations. Night flying is one part of the course curriculum for F-15 student pilots at Kingsley Field. The night flying is scheduled between … Continue reading »

Counterfeit Money In Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two men are under arrest in a recent string of counterfeit money in Klamath County. The Sheriff’s Department has arrested 32-year-old Jamie Delaney and 30-year-old Jesus Ayala. An investigation is ongoing. Authorities believe several suspects are still at large. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Department thinks that some businesses and people in … Continue reading »

Vets Home For Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Southern Oregon and Northern California veterans are a step closer to getting a veterans home built in Klamath Falls. On Wednesday, by a consensus vote, county commissioners agreed to ask Klamath County voters to modify their approval last May for a vets home with a new ballot measure next May. The … Continue reading »

Stabbing In Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A domestic dispute escalates to a stabbing, resulting in an attempted murder charge. The victim was allegedly stabbed several times with a knife. It happened Thursday at a Klamath Falls apartment complex on Shasta Way. Klamath Falls police said that’s where Casey Taylor was stabbed several times. Police arrested Brian Bearchum … Continue reading »

Law Enforcement Changes In Klamath Co.

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – The new year will bring some changes to Klamath County law enforcement and justice system. District Attorney Ed Calab is retiring as of the first of the year. Caleb was appointed district attorney in 1985. Caleb says he was stepping down because the pressures of the job were aggravating a health … Continue reading »

Klamath County Elects New Sheriff

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — In Klamath County, for the first time in 12 years, there will be a new sheriff in town. A last minute write-in attempt by supporters of current Klamath County Sheriff Tim Evinger failed to gain enough support to re-elect him, with only 16% of the vote. Frank Skrah will take the … Continue reading »

Snowflake Parade Open For Entries

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2012 Snowflake Parade. This year’s theme is “Star Spangled Snowflake.” The deadline for applications is December 1st. The parade is scheduled for Thursday, December 6th. Applications for parade floats can be obtained at the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading »

Fairview Elementary To Close

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath Falls neighborhood is mourning the loss of their 92-year-old elementary school. Monday night, the Klamath Falls City School District voted to close Fairview Elementary at the end of this year. Tony Swan is the principal at Fairview Elementary School. On Tuesday, he was talking to each class about district … Continue reading »

Escaped Inmate Found

BEND, Ore. – An escaped inmate from the Klamath County Detention Center is back in jail. Around 6:30 Monday evening, police officers pulled over a vehicle in Bend for a traffic violation. When questioned, Kenneth Robert Banes tried to trick officers, giving them false information; knowing deputies in Klamath County were looking for Banes, they doubted his … Continue reading »

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