Protest Planned at Medford Walmart

MEDFORD, Ore. – A public rally is planned on Thanksgiving Day at the Walmart Supercenter on Center Dr., as workers press the company to commit to paying a higher wage, institute a new scheduling policy and upgrade protections for pregnant workers. The event comes as some workers at the Walmart in Klamath Falls plan a three day strike, opposing what they say is … Continue reading »

Two Suspects Arrested in Market Robbery

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two suspects have been arrested following a robbery at a market that’s left one man dead. On Sunday, officers from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, Klamath Falls Police Department, and the Oregon State Police pursued Lenny Miles for allegedly running from the scene of the robbery at the Frontier Market on … Continue reading »

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk Set

 KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Tuesday afternoon, Klamath County residents will gather for their first ever domestic violence awareness walk. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and several agencies in the county are coming together to shed light on the problem in the community. 200 football players from the nearby high schools will be taking a … Continue reading »

Sheriff Meets with DHS About Fraud

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last month the Klamath County Sheriff’s office made a handful of unrelated arrests in which each of the suspects had things in common, including large amounts of drugs and Oregon Trail Cards. It was those arrests that prompted a meeting Monday morning with the Department of Human Services. “56 convictions, toting … Continue reading »

Sheriffs Highlight Partnerships

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters has been serving as sheriff for longer than both Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson and Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah have been in office. Gilbertson said Winters was great to work with and highlighted the importance of neighboring counties work together in times of need. “We’ve … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Suspect in A House Fire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A structure fire on Wednesday night led to an arrest in Klamath Falls. Officers from the Klamath Falls Police Department, and personnel from Klamath County Fire District 1, responded to 2401 Eberlein Ave. The residence and a vehicle were fully engulfed in flames. Both of the people living there were evacuated … Continue reading »

Child Rapist Gets 150 Months in Prison

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– A man who raped two women as children will spend twelve and a half years in prison. District Attorney Rob Patridge said William D’Orazio plead no contest to one count of Rape in the First Degree and one count of Rape in the Second Degree. Patridge said the women came forward as … Continue reading »

Man Accused of Robbery With Toy Gun

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Klamath Falls resident is in custody after reportedly trying to rob a local pool hall with a toy gun and then being taken down by a customer. Klamath Falls Police say 41-year old Justin Keffer entered the Black Dog Billiards around 11 a.m. on Saturday wearing a mask and demanding … Continue reading »

Missing Klamath Falls Girl is Found

[UPDATE 11:56A.M.] Klamath Police said the girl reported missing Sunday night has been found and is no longer in danger. KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– Police are looking for a girl they say was reported missing, Sunday. Gianna Renee Tenio is a 13 year old female. She is said to be 5 feet 5 inches tall with a … Continue reading »

Sheriff’s Action on Oregon Trail Fraud

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Sheriff is sending four Oregon Trail cards back to Salem after they were confiscated in recent drug arrests. Four men have been arrested over the past two weeks with four things in common. Each of those men had loaded guns, large amounts of drugs and cash as well … Continue reading »

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