Recycling Center Coming to Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The effort to make recycling more convenient in Oregon may be making it’s way to Klamath County. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) confirms the Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative has applied for a permit to open a bottle and can recycling center at 2702 Eberlein Ave. If the application is approved by the … Continue reading »

Rain Chances Remain Few and Far Between

WEATHER DISCUSSION As the title states, rain chances (and snow chances, for that matter) will be scarce this week.  A few sprinkles are possible Tuesday into Wednesday in association with a weak cold front, but most locations will remain dry and those that do see the raindrops won’t receive anything measurable.  There will be another … Continue reading »

Suspect Owns Up to Klamath Falls Murder

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — The main suspect from a Klamath Falls murder is pleading guilty to the charges. On Thursday, Leland Nicholson pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree and Attempted Murder, and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Nicholson was accused of fatally shooting 28-year-old Terry Dwight Entriken and wounding then 36-year-old … Continue reading »

Recycle Center Looks to Renew Experience

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Medford Bottle Drop center is receiving the most green bag sign ups in the state. According to officials, the center has seen almost 1,000 people signed up for the green bags program, which translates into 100 bags being signed up per day. Right now, the center processes 400,000 units per … Continue reading »

Explosion Rocks Stevenson Park

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an explosion that caused significant damage at Stevenson Park. According to deputies, on Saturday December 27th at about 6:00 A.M., a suspect or suspects placed some type of explosives inside the restroom at the park. Neighbors apparently reported the explosion at the same time, … Continue reading »

Local Grocery Stores Part of Sell Off

ASHLAND, Ore. — Several local Safeway and Albertsons locations are about to go through a sell off, and name change. In order to obtain permission from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to allow the companies to merge, the two chains have agreed to sell 168 stores to several buyers – including 20 Oregon locations – … Continue reading »

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 »

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