Downtown Association Receives Residential Units Grant

May 3, 2019

This article was in Thursday’s (May 2nd, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Holly Owens The Klamath Falls Downtown Association (KFDA) has received a $149,751 grant through the Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant program to support the build out of four additional residential units in downtown Klamath Falls, according to a news release. The grant is […]

Rye Development Talks KCEDA and Next Steps

May 2, 2019

From a press release Klamath Falls, OR (May 2nd, 2019) –This Thursday, Rye Development and National Grid announced that they officially had been issued approval for a 50-year construction and operational license for the Swan Lake Energy Storage Project from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Up until that point, the prospective hydro operation had […]

FERC Issues Licenses for Swan Lake Pumped Storage Project

May 1, 2019

From a press release Rye Development received a 50-year construction and operational license from FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) for the Swan Lake Energy Storage Project on Tuesday. The $750 million project may mean up to 3,000 temporary construction jobs when the project begins to turn dirt in 2021. Afterward, there will be a handful […]

Plastic Pyrolysis Takes First at Catalyze Klamath

April 29, 2019

This article was in Sunday’s (April 28th, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Tess Novotny, H&N Staff Reporter Oregon Tech students claimed more than $20,000 in prize money at the school’s annual Catalyze Klamath Challenge Thursday, with three-person team “The Reclaimers” coming in first. Ashlei Morgan, Annika Andersen and Jessica Arrington won $9,000 for their pyrolysis […]

KCEDA Gets $20K Grant Approval for Oktoberfest Event

April 25, 2019

From a press release Klamath Falls, OR (April 25, 2019) – On Wednesday morning this week, the Klamath County Commissioners unanimously approved a tourism grant application submitted by the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA) in the amount of $20,000. These grant funds would contribute to fulfilling budgetary needs for a “Klamath Oktoberfest” event that […]

Kiewit Wins Dam Removal Contract from KRRC

From a press release The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) took a major step toward removal of four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River by entering into a design-build contract with construction firm Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. of Fairfield, Calif. The initial award authorizes $18.1 million in preliminary services, with a further amount for project […]

KCEDA Helps Recruit Hotel to Area

April 24, 2019

From a press release Klamath Falls, OR (April 24, 2019) – Today, Ferguson Hotel Development (based out of Kansas City, Missouri) announced that they will officially be building a new, “one of a kind” Fairfield Inn and Suites hotel along the waterfront of Lake Ewauna on Timber Mill Shores. The hotel will be a 92-room, […]

Utility Offers Updates on Dams, Forest Fires

April 22, 2019

This article was in Monday’s (April 22nd, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Gerry O’Brien Pacific Power admits that Klamath Falls was not at the top of its priorities a few years ago when the issue of a city-operated Municipal Utility District came to the forefront. Scott Bolton, Senior Vice President for external affairs and customer […]

Oregon Tech Dedicates New Laboratory to Alumnus

April 21, 2019

This article was in Sunday’s (April 21st, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Holly Owens Honoring an alumnus who became a mentor to many students, Oregon Tech recently dedicated the new Brian Leach Civil Engineering Design Resource Center within the newly remodeled Cornett Hall, according to a news release. The center honors Leach, a 1995 Oregon […]

Oregon Water Resources Commission Approves Water Rules

April 15, 2019

This article was in Monday’s (April 15, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Holly Dillemuth, H&N Staff Reporter Oregon Water Resources Commission members in Salem Friday unanimously voted to approve new, short-term rules affecting how the state agency will manage groundwater for water right holders in the Upper Basin. The rules, slated to last through 2021, […]

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