Klamath County Experiencing Record New Construction

July 30, 2020

From a press release A lot has happened in 2020 may be the understatement of all time. It is a year that has and continues to test endless individuals and industries across the globe.In Klamath, what is being less talked about, yet is on full display across the community, is our region’s surge of new construction. […]

Airport Lands $4.3 million Grant for Infrastructure Upgrades

July 29, 2020

This article was published on July 28th, 2020 in the Herald and NewsWritten By: Tim Trainor, H&NThe Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport received nearly $4.3 million in federal grants Tuesday. The funds will be used for infrastructure upkeep on two of its main taxiways and to upgrade its guidance system, storm drains and more.Airport director John […]

Government Technology: “Will Telework Provide Economic Boosts to Smaller Towns?”

Published on July 29, 2020 in GovTech Online Publication Written By: Jed PressgroveAt a time when the need for social distancing has driven organizations to embrace telework, questions about the future continue to inspire discussion: How permanent will the shift to telework be? And what effects would sustained telework have? In response to such questions, the Oregon […]

Kelley Minty Morris Appointed to Gov.’s Council on Reopening Schools

July 8, 2020

Klamath County Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris was appointed to Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s Healthy Schools Reopening Council, which will provide feedback to the Governor and Department of Education on their early guidance on reopening schools for the fall.The state is considering three approaches for education in the fall, including in-person classes, a mixture of in-person […]

SCOEDD Launches Business Assistance Grant Program

June 26, 2020

From a press release South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) has launched an Emergency Business Assistance Grant Program for small businesses and sole proprietors in Klamath and Lake Counties, according to a news release.SCOEDD created the program in collaboration with Business Oregon, Klamath County, Lake County, and the City of Klamath Falls. Funds from the […]

Klamath County Approved for Phase 2 of Reopening

June 4, 2020

This article was published on June 4th, 2020 in the Herald and NewsWritten By: Becca Robbins, H&N Staff Reporter Governor Kate Brown approved Klamath County for phase two of reopening to begin Friday in a Thursday afternoon letter.Twenty-five other counties were approved on Thursday to enter phase two between Friday and Monday. The 14 counties that […]

$8.5M in Rent Relief Available in Oregon Communities

May 18, 2020

Associated Press Update The Oregon Housing and Community Services has more than $8.5 million to provide rent relief across the state during the coronavirus crisisState officials said Monday the money was allocated to the regional Community Action Agencies (CAAs) by a needs-based formula which took rent burden data, poverty data, homelessness data, and unemployment claims into […]

Klamath Businesses Welcome Customers Back

May 17, 2020

This article was published in Sunday’s (May 17th, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Becca Robbins, H&N Staff Reporter Klamath Falls businesses are opening their doors and setting up their dining rooms after Governor Kate Brown approved Klamath County for phase one of reopening, which began on Friday.While some threw open their doors Friday morning for customers […]

Oregon Reports No Deaths, 63 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Friday

May 15, 2020

Oregon Health Authority The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 137, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 15, according to a news release.Oregon Health Authority reported 63 new confirmed cases and one new presumptive case of COVID-19 as of Friday, bringing the state total to […]

Cash Incentives Help Agency Adopt More Wild Horses & Burros

BLM News Release The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Thursday, May 14 that the Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Incentive Program launched in March 2019 contributed to a significant increase of animals placed into private care.In the first 12 months of the AIP, the agency adopted 6,026 animals, compared with 3,158 during the previous full […]

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