KCEDA Member Highlight: Gilchrist Forest Products

September 10, 2021

Enterprise Zone Expands in Klamath CountyNeiman Enterprises, Inc. Acquires Mill in Gilchrist, ORIn this month’s member highlight, we take a look at Gilchrist Forest Products. A subsidiary of Neiman Enterprises, Inc. (based out of Hulett, Wyoming), the company is a leading producer of Ponderosa Pine boards, pattern and industrial (shop) lumber. Their sawmill was previously operated by […]

Wilsonart Announces New Scholarship Program for Klamath Community College (KCC)

September 8, 2021

The following is a press release from Wilsonart.KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Wilsonart, a world-class innovator of next-generation engineered surfaces, today announced a new scholarship program for Klamath Community College (KCC) students. The Wilsonart Scholarship program will provide $1,000 of funding to 8 students in specific KCC career technical programs for the 2021 – 2022 academic […]

KCEDA Cancels Klamath Basin Oktoberfest

August 31, 2021

August 31st, 2021 (Klamath Falls, OR) – After careful consideration, the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA) staff and Executive Board have decided to cancel the upcoming Klamath Basin Oktoberfest, which was scheduled for September 18th at the Bill Collier Ice Arena.Reaching this decision was very difficult for the organization. However, we ultimately believe the […]

KCEDA Helps LTI, Inc. Expand into Klamath Falls

August 24, 2021

Klamath Falls, OR (August 24, 2021) – Today, the Klamath County Economic Development Association(KCEDA) officially announced that LTI, Inc., part of the Lynden family of companies, has expanded itsoperations into Klamath Falls. They recently began operating out of a 3.5 acre location south ofdowntown Klamath Falls LTI, Inc. has locations throughout the Pacific Northwest and […]

KCC Partners with 142nd Wing to Open Military Testing Center

August 16, 2021

From a KCC Press ReleaseKlamath Community College will partner with the 142nd Wing in Portland to establish an educational testing center for airmen in northwest Oregon and Washington to assist in college degree completion and career advancement.KCC will support development of the new 500-square-foot testing center, located at the Portland Air National Guard Base, at […]

OIT Summer Program Students Develop App, Create Media

August 13, 2021

This article was in the August 13th, 2021 Herald and News Searching for ways to engage their students and show the variety of applications for communication studies and professional writing degrees at Oregon Tech, associate professors Franny Howes and Amber Lancaster created two unique summer research projects.While brainstorming ways to offer their students hands-on opportunities, they […]

Klamath Community College Defies Gloomy National Enrollment Trends

August 11, 2021

This article was in the August 10th, 2021 Herald and News Written By: Rick Childress, Herald and NewsAcross the country, COVID-related enrollment decreases have largely hit community colleges the worst.Preliminary enrollment data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center showed a 9.5 percent decrease in community college enrollment nationwide during this past spring semester, while public four-year institutions […]

Free Energy Audits Available for Agricultural Businesses

August 10, 2021

This article was in the August 10th, 2021 Herald and NewsWritten By: Alexandra Feller, Herald and NewsFree energy audits are available for farmers and ranchers in Klamath, Lake, Harney and Modoc counties. The audits will be conducted by the Rural Energy Works for Oregon and California project, a collaboration of various natural resource organizations around the […]

Growing Local is Growing Fast

August 2, 2021

This article was in the August 2nd, 2021 Herald and NewsWritten By: Alexandra Feller / Photo By: Arden Barnes – Report for America Community supported agriculture is sweeping the farming industry, and the trend has already reached Klamath Falls.This style of farming and distributing is a consumer-led initiative to encourage sustainable farming practices, as well as […]

Gilbert to Retire from Klamath Basin Behavioral Health

July 23, 2021

This article was in the July 23rd, 2021 Herald and NewsAfter 35 years, Stanley Gilbert has announced that he will retire from Klamath Basin Behavioral Health in October.The KBBH Board of Directors has retained an executive search firm to lead the recruitment efforts for a new CEO.Three finalists, including one internal candidate, have been selected […]

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