Governor Signs Basin Agreement

NEAR CHILOQUIN, Ore. – Governor John Kitzhaber and other Oregon and California leaders are gathering this morning for the official signing of the historic Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement. Members include Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, Undersecretary of the Department of Commerce Kathryn Sullivan, California Resources Secretary John Laird, Klamath … Continue reading »

Simulation Teaches About Drunk Driving

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– Students in Klamath Falls are getting a graphic simulation of the consequences of drinking and driving. Nearly 1,000 high school students from Henley, Bonanza, and Triad were at the Henley High School football field Thursday morning, for “Operation Prom Night”. Organizers say the event simulates a realistic head-on collision between two cars. … Continue reading »

Death Investigation Near Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) are continuing to investigate the death of a 66-year old man whose body was found Wednesday around 8:00 a.m. in the back of a burning pickup on a dirt road. The Rocky Point Fire department and EMS, along with OSP responded to the dirt road, south of … Continue reading »

Shooting Investigation in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — An individual was shot on Oregon Avenue in Klamath Falls this morning and the shooter has been identified. Today, the Klamath Falls Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Oregon Avenue on the report of a shooting. Once Police were on scene they found the individual who had been shot … Continue reading »

Fort Klamath Man Arrested for Sex Abuse

FORT KLAMATH, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a 58-year old Fort Klamath man Tuesday evening after a warrant was issued for his arrest for Sex Abuse. On Tuesday, April 1st at approximately 8:20 p.m., OSP troopers contacted Efren Valencia, 58, at his residence in the 52000 block of Highway 62 and took him … Continue reading »

Death Investigation in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of the State Medical Examiner’s Office, is continuing the investigation today into the death of a 60-year old Klamath Falls man whose body was found this morning in the brush off OC&E Woods Line State Trail near Olene in Klamath County. The … Continue reading »

Second Forger Suspect in Custody

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A second arrest has been made in a counterfeit money investigation in Klamath Falls. It all started when a woman in possession of counterfeit money was arrested earlier this month. That arrest led Klamath Falls Police to 36-year old Vernon Edward Schaeffer, who was staying at a local hotel. Police said … Continue reading »

Man and Dog Safe After Crash Into Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A commercial truck driver and his dog are safe after his truck traveled off Highway 140 W, about six miles west of Klamath Falls, and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police are still investigating the crash and the Oregon Department of Transportation is working on … Continue reading »

Fatal Collision in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) and local emergency personnel are on the scene right now of a fatal collision involving a train and a vehicle with two passengers on board off Highway 97, south of Klamath Falls. At about 10:54 A.M. today, OSP was dispatched to the reported crash along with emergency … Continue reading »

Gems, Rogues Keep Pace in WCL South

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Gems won their fourth consecutive game to maintain their hold on the third spot in the West Coast League South Division. The Gems rode a complete game by Ian Buckles to a 5-1 road win over Kitsap. Meanwhile, the Medford Rogues won their ninth consecutive game at home 9-3 … Continue reading »

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