Klamath County

Odessa sign stolen, $1000 reward offered

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – A long-time landmark sign on Highway 140 between Medford and Klamath Falls was stolen last week. Beverly Wampler Demetrakos was born in the Odessa area 91 years ago. The Odessa Ranch sign marking her family’s property means a …

Wastewater for agriculture

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A proposal to use treated wastewater for agricultural use is coming up for discussion in Klamath Falls. The idea could save money, but has some strong opposition. Michael Fritschi of the South Suburban Sanitary District believes using treated …

Future COVID-19 testing in southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — As Southern Oregon counties enter phase two of reopening, public health officials are looking at the current state of COVID-19 testing. “We’ve really shifted our strategy from prevention to mitigation,” said Jackson County Public Health Officer Dr. Jim Shames. …

Crater Lake National Park reopens

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. – Crater Lake National Park reopened to visitors Monday morning after being closed for more than two months due to the pandemic. Justin Crawford of New York was one of the first in line as the barricades …

Klamath County Court in session

Klamath Falls, Ore. – After allowing only limited access for nearly 3 months, the Klamath County Courthouse has reopened. The Klamath County Courthouse never closed completely, but reopening hasn’t been business as usual. “Most of March, April, and May.”  Confirms Klamath County …