Articles tagged with: Lake County

28 May 2014

Klamath, Lake county wildfire dispatch operations consolidate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Fire season in Klamath and Lake counties is expected to go into effect on Monday...and there's a big change this year in the way fire crews will be dispatched. When a wildfire breaks out on Klamath ...

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 ...

22 April 2014

Lake County rancher kills 490 pound black bear

Posted in Local, Regional

Lakeview County, Ore. -- A Lake County rancher shot and killed a massive black bear. The 6-foot 5-inch (nose to tail) nearly 500-pound male bear was found in the middle of a herd of cattle and kille ...

17 April 2014

Ex- Lake County Sheriff's Deputy out on bail

Posted in Local

Lakeview, Ore. -- A former Lake County Sheriff's Deputy accused of having sex with a 17 year-old girl is out of jail. 42 year-old Kenneth Turkle posted bail, and was released from the Klamath Count ...

12 April 2014

UPDATE: Teen safe; former deputy behind bars

Posted in Local

Update (4/13 4:25pm): 17 year old Marriah Andrews contacted police in Lakeview Sunday afternoon and is reportedly safe and unharmed.  Oregon State Police thank the public for the assitance in helpi ...

14 March 2014

Curtain closing on Alger Theater

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Economy, Entertainment, Technology

Lakeview, Ore. -- A shift to digital projection is taking a toll on small town movie theaters...including a classic theater in Lakeview that's facing closure. Susan and Kevin Samples have owned Lake ...

13 March 2014

Quartz Mountain gold

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Economy

Fremont National Forest, Ore. -- Quartz Mountain could soon provide a golden opportunity for Lake County. Linda Thorstad of Alamos Gold claims there's plenty of gold to be found on Quartz Mountain.. ...