Upper Klamath Lake

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 …

Health advisory issued for Upper Klamath Lake

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – Officials issued a health advisory for Upper Klamath Lake due to the presence of harmful algae blooms. The Oregon Health Authority said they’ve detected the presence of cyanobacteria and the toxins they produce in the lake. People are …

Sucker fish release

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Endangered sucker fish in the Klamath Basin are getting some extra help this spring. The fish were released into the Shoalwater Bay area by Alan Mikkelsen, an advisor to the Secretary of the Interior. U.S. Fish and Wildlife …