Lake County

Man killed in Douglas County crash

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – A man who lived in Lake County was killed in a crash in Douglas County. Oregon State Police said on the afternoon of May 27, 62-year-old Owen Byers from both Lakeview and Coquille was driving a Ford pickup …

No Coronavirus cases in Lake County

Lakeview, Ore. – Lake county is one of only 5 Oregon counties without any confirmed cases of Coronavirus yet – but the virus is still having a big impact. Charlie Tveit of Lake District Health confirms the numbers.  “As of Wednesday, we …

3 arrested, suspected in ATM theft in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. —The Lake County Sheriff’s Department with the help of several other agencies has identified and arrested three people in connection with an ATM theft in Klamath Falls. Christine Elizabeth Ray, Robert Michael Jones, and Michael Paul Vaughn, all of …

Lakeview schools closed due to threat

LAKEVIEW, Ore.— Lakeview school district closed all schools on Monday after a violent threat was made online. Will Cahill, Lake County Schools superintendent, says the threat was found on social media on Saturday night. He says due to the details of the …

Prescribed burns planned in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. – It’s been a relatively uneventful fire season in southwestern Oregon, with significantly less acreage burned this past summer compared to season. And, with the latest weather forecast, some forest managers are transitioning from fire season to “prescribed fire …

BLM hosts fire “fuel break” meeting

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a plan which would create a system of fuel breaks throughout western states to help control wildfires. The proposal would place some 11,000 miles of fuel breaks within a 220 million-acre area …