KCC Dual Credit Aviation Courses Prepare High School Students for Flight

June 2, 2019

This article was written by Lacey Jarrell (Klamath Community College) and published on June 2nd, 2019 Fifteen-year-old Ceasar Rodriguez said it wasn’t until his family moved to Central Oregon that he contemplated whether flying could be in his future. Rodriguez moved with his family from San Jose, Calif., to Sisters about three years ago. “We […]

Rep. Walden to Hold Town Hall in Merrill

May 31, 2019

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, will hold town halls in Lake and Klamath counties this week. “I’m looking forward to hearing from people in Lake and Klamath at these town halls and providing them with an update on the issues I’m working on back in Congress,” Walden said in a press release. Saturday, June […]

Fairfield Inn Breaks Ground in Klamath Falls Wednesday

May 29, 2019

From a press release With Lake Ewauna as a natural backdrop, Klamath Falls Mayor Carol Westfall on Wednesday will be joining principals of Ferguson Hotel Development, Choose Klamath (KCEDA), the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce, and Klamath Falls City and County officials to officially break ground on a new, 92-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by […]

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, […]

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