MEDFORD — Colton Tony Dick, 22, of Oakridge, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to a single count of unlawfully taking an endangered species, according to a news release.
Recent headlines and social media posts declared that the Trump Administration weakened the Endangered Species Act (ESA) last Monday. Accompanying articles adhered to the talking points of groups insisting that the ESA had been “gutted.”
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning a preliminary investigation into the Kingsley Firing Range Annex on Old Fort Road just outside of Klamath Falls.
UPPER KLAMATH LAKE – Two species of Klamath Basin sucker have been dying before they can reach adulthood, and U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley is showing continued interest in expediting efforts already underway to save the fish species.
(AP) — Removing four hydroelectric dams along the lower Klamath River in Southern Oregon and Northern California is expected to cost just under $434 million and could happen by 2022, according to a new filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Howard’s Bay was added Tuesday to a recreational use health advisory issued in July for a portion of Upper Klamath Lake by the Oregon Health Authority, according to a news release. The advisory, originally issued July 19, applied to the Eagle Ridge County Park area.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants at a time of record global extinctions.
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shrouding canyon walls.
A strong system for this time of the year will move up from the south today and could bring frequent lightning on dry fuels late this morning into this evening.
Law enforcement in Southwest Oregon have for several years been monitoring activists who are fighting the Jordan Cove natural gas infrastructure project, according to the Coos County Sheriff’s Office.
Fishing groups and tribes have filed a lawsuit challenging new endangered species protection guidelines for the Klamath River.
LAKEVIEW — A 72-year-old southern Oregon man who survived five grueling days after getting stranded in his Jeep with his two dogs says he made a mistake by venturing out into the wilderness without making all of the proper preparations.
Wildfire season is upon us once again in the Klamath Basin.
GEARHART WILDERNESS — One Saturday morning in late July, several trucks, horse trailers, two Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) field trucks, and a handful of passenger vehicles convened at the Blue Lake trailhead that leads into the Gearhart Wilderness.