Oregon Unemployment Drops in December

January 23, 2020

From a press release Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in December, the lowest on comparable records dating back to 1976, 0.2 percent lower than November’s unemployment rate.In December, many of Oregon’s workforce metrics set records, indicating an increasingly tight labor market. The number of people who were unemployed for less than half a year […]

KCC Informational Sessions to Help Nursing Program Applicants

From a press release Klamath Community College is hosting a series of information sessions to help those interested in earning a nursing degree learn what it takes to be accepted into the KCC nursing program.The sessions are open to the public.“KCC’s nursing program is highly competitive and a certain level of dedication is required just to […]

Find Your Farmer Cultivates Connections

January 19, 2020

This article was in Sunday’s (January 19th, 2020) Herald and News Written By: Holly Dillemuth, H&N Staff Reporter Finding your local farmer wasn’t hard to do Wednesday afternoon at the fourth annual “Find Your Farmer” event, hosted by Blue Zones Project – Klamath Falls in conjunction with the OSU Klamath Basin Research and Extension Research Center (KBREC).One […]

Klamath Construction Projects Progressing Through Winter

January 14, 2020

This article was in Tuesday’s (January 14th, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Francisca Benitez Walls are going up and roofs are going down on two construction projects currently underway in Klamath Falls.Fairfield InnThe Fairfield Inn is still slated to open in mid-June 2020, catching up after inclement weather led to some delays.The hotel will be a […]

County Creates Contractors’ Incentive Program

January 8, 2020

This article was in Wednesday’s (January 8th, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Becca Robbins, H&N Staff ReporterThe Klamath County Board of Commissioners launched a program that will provide grant funding for those looking to become contractors in the area to build new housing projects.The Contractor Incentive Program will fund up to $5,650 of fees associated […]

Ulta to Open February 7th

January 7, 2020

This article was in Tuesday’s (January 7th, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Frankie Benitez, H&N Staff Reporter Good news for beauty lovers, the Klamath Falls Ulta store has an opening date.The cosmetics and skincare store is set to open Friday, Feb. 7, according to Ulta Beauty Public Relations Manager Amy Clabots.Ulta Beauty is a chain of […]

Natural Grocers Opens in Klamath Jan. 15

December 30, 2019

This article was in Monday’s (December 30th, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Francisca Benitez, H&N Staff Reporter Natural Grocers will open its first Klamath Falls store in the Jefferson Square shopping complex in mid-January. The first day of business at the newly renovated location, at 2800 S. Sixth St., will be Wednesday, Jan. 15. There will […]

Community Colleges Can Now Offer Applied Bachelor’s Degrees

December 20, 2019

From a KCC Press Release An Oregon Senate bill that was signed into law July 1 was recently formalized at a signing ceremony in Salem with Gov. Kate Brown and representatives from Klamath Community College and Chemeketa Community College.Senate Bill 3 permits community colleges to offer applied baccalaureate degree programs under specified conditions and upon receiving […]

Sky Lakes Cuts Ribbon for Collaborative Health Center

December 13, 2019

This article was in Friday’s (December 13th, 2019) Herald and News Written By: Frankie Benitez, H&N Staff Reporter The completion of the long-term project is a testament to the partnership between OHSU and Sky Lakes, said Paul Stewart, the medical center’s president and chief operating officer.“This is a monumental milestone on a several-years journey,” Stewart said. “The […]

City Council Enters into Development Agreement for Esplanade and Main

December 4, 2019

This article was in Wednesday’s (December 4th, 2019) Herald and NewsWritten By: Francisca Benitez, H&N Staff Reporter The Klamath Falls City Council Monday voted to enter into a development agreement with Confluence Klamath Falls, for the Balsiger block property at the corner of Main and Esplanade streets.“Currently, the developer envisions a hotel, rooftop restaurant, townhouses/condos, retail […]

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