Articles tagged with: Klamath County

21 May 2014

Klamath County passes 2 levies, hires new commissioner

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath County voters hired a new commissioner, and passed two tax levies Tuesday night. Commissioner-elect Kelley Minty Morris says she'll have one top priority when she takes ...

09 May 2014

More arrests in 'Operation Gold Card' food stamp fraud investigation

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Thursday's raids on food stamp fraud in Klamath Falls was sparked by the "Operation Trojan Horse' investigation, and a suspected money-laundering operation. 'Operation Gold Card' targeted over 60 su ...

08 May 2014

KlaCo Sheriff makes dozens of arrests in EBT money laundering investigation

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Multiple arrests were made Thursday and many more are expected in connection with a massive case of food stamp fraud. The Klamath County Sheriff's Department says arrest warr ...

02 May 2014

Oregon DHS taking steps to reduce foster home placements

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- There are currently about 250 kids in Klamath County living in foster homes. A new approach is being taken to reduce that number. Jeremy Player of the Oregon Department of Hum ...

01 May 2014

Oregon Department of Human Services roll out new child welfare model

Posted in Local, Regional

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Welfare Program announced today that three counties are beginning the statewide rollout of a new child protection system designed to keep more chi ...

30 April 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The first medical marijuana dispensary in southern Oregon opened this morning in Klamath Falls. Edward Medina, Jr. opened his dispensary at nine this morning. Medina got his s ...

29 April 2014

Klamath Falls' first dispensary to open Wednesday

Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Klamath Falls' first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open Wednesday. Edward Medina, Jr. received his state license Monday to open his dispensary on Washburn Way. ...

25 April 2014

Floyd A. Boyd Co. sells

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Merrill, Ore. -- Today marks the end of an era for Klamath Basin agriculture. The Floyd A. Boyd company began selling farm machinery in Klamath County in 1940. Today marks the final day of operation ...

23 April 2014

3 jailed after alleged robbery, pursuit

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Klamath Falls man is charged with attempted murder...and two others face multiple charges following an alleged robbery, and a high-speed pursuit through Klamath County. The s ...

22 April 2014

Klamath County moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A year long moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries is now in place in Klamath County. The public testimony was emotional at times. "I suffer from spinal spasms - all day ...