Upper Klamath Lake

Car crashes into Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Two people escaped serious injury after their car crashed into Upper Klamath Lake Monday. The crash happened at about 5 in the afternoon on Highway 140 about 10 miles west of Klamath Falls at Milepost 58. Oregon State …

Water battle brewing in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A legal challenge between federal and state rights is brewing over water in Klamath Falls. The legal statement was posted on the gates to the Link River Dam late Thursday afternoon. “Basically, the Oregon Department of Water Resources …

Water to flow to Klamath Project irrigators

Klamath Falls, Ore. – While the country is in the grips of a pandemic, Klamath Project farmers face the additional challenge of drought conditions. April first traditionally marks the start of irrigation season on the Klamath Project. Jeffrey Nettleton of the U.S. …

Car crashes into Upper Klamath Lake

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A car crashed into Upper Klamath Lake Sunday afternoon. It happened just before 2:30, about 3 miles west of the Running ‘Y’ on Highway 140 near milepost 57. The westbound driver apparently drifted into a snow bank, and …

Moore Park still home to ‘Mystery Island’

Klamath Falls, Ore. – An ‘island’ that floated across Upper Klamath lake in early June appears to have found a home near Moore Park. NBC5 News broadcast exclusive time-lapse video of the island drifting to Moore Park, where it remains today. “We’re …

Lawsuits challenge Klamath Project water allocations

Klamath Project irrigators have filed lawsuits challenging new federal limits on water supplies. Tricia Hill of the Klamath Water Users Association believes a new biological opinion sets aside too much water for endangered fish.  “Quit using the Klamath Project as a button …

Water now flowing to Klamath Project

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Irrigation water is now flowing to farms and ranches on the Klamath Project. Water began flowing down the ‘A’ canal Tuesday afternoon. “It feels great.”  Noted Gene Souza of the Klamath Irrigation District.  “It’s a great opportunity to …