A $12 million expansion proposal for a Klamath County residential program for Oregon Youth Authority juvenile girls was scrapped in an Oregon House committee hearing Tuesday afternoon.
SALEM — The Oregon Senate President says there aren't enough votes within his own majority Democratic caucus to approve a landmark climate bill that sparked a walkout by Republicans, who fled to other states to thwart the measure.
SALEM — Republican state senators in Oregon left the Capitol — and in some cases, the state — last week to try to derail landmark climate legislation being pushed by Democrats. The dispute shows no signs of ending soon.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck a section of a 1980s law that allows prosecutors to seek stiffer penalties for certain violent crimes involving firearms, finding that the provision does not give clear “fair warning” to would-be offenders.
SALEM — The Oregon Legislature has repealed a nearly 25-year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails, and police and fire stations from being built in the state’s tsunami inundation zone.
The Jordan Cove Project announced in a press release Monday, it has signed voluntary easement agreements with 82% of the private landowners along the project’s proposed pipeline route, which will allow the pipeline to cross beneath these properties.
SALEM — A Saturday session of the Oregon Senate was cancelled Friday afternoon after Oregon State Police reported a “credible threat from militia groups” planning to meet at the Capitol.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series regarding Klamath County tourism: Part 1: The value of tourism to Klamath County ran Sunday, June 16; Part 2: Tourism funding at a crossroads (today); Part 3: Funding tourism for results (June 30).
Public meetings to discuss a draft environmental impact statement on developing wildfire fuel breaks in the Great Basin will be held across a six-state area, according to a Department of the Interior news release.
The issue of whether to help fund the roof replacement for the senior center was the only item in which the council was divided at Monday’s Klamath Falls City Council meeting.
SALEM — The Oregon House Tuesday passed legislation that would once again allow the state to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants and others who can’t prove they are legal residents.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires caused by downed power lines that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes agreed Tuesday to pay $1 billion in damages to local governments.
The National Popular Vote (NPV) is rolling across the U.S. Although the popular vote initiative sounds reasonable on its surface, the devil is in the details. The NCSL (National Conference of State Legislators) website states:
CHILOQUIN — Chiloquin’s new mayor Julie Bettles has a vision of progress and cohesion for the small town under her tenure.
The Klamath Falls City Council Monday will vote on: several renewals of contracts and budgets for either next year or the next biennium; a grant for potential passenger airline service at the Crater Lake-Klamath regional airport, and several smaller items.
Jarod Johnson with the Oregon Department of Transportation met with Klamath County Commissioners Wednesday morning to discuss updates and future plans for the Brett Way roundabout and Highway 140 safety projects.