Klamath County Approved for Phase 1 Reopening Friday

May 14, 2020

This article was published in Thursday’s (May 14th, 2020) Herald and News Written By: Becca Robbins, H&N Staff Reporter Oregon Governor Kate Brown approved Klamath County’s reopening plan on Wednesday, which allows for the county to enter phase one of reopening on Friday.Phase one still limits gatherings to 25 people or fewer and encourages people to continue […]

Klamath in Peril (Opinion Piece Written By Local Rancher, Ty Kliewer)

Ty Kliewer, Klamath Irrigation District Board President and local rancher, sent a well-written letter to Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt. .May 13, 2020Honorable David L. BernhardtUnited States Secretary of the Interior1849 C Street, N.W.Washington, DC 20240Dear Secretary Bernhardt:It is with a heavy heart and deep fear for our community that I write you.Our request […]

SBDC Ramps Up Services to Help Local Businesses Navigate Assistance Programs

May 13, 2020

KCC Press Release The Klamath Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has ramped up its services for Klamath and Lake counties and is actively working with lenders, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Business Oregon, and numerous local leaders to help business owners and entrepreneurs understand the latest developments with the rapidly changing business climate and […]

Help for Those Unemployed Due to Coronavirus

March 25, 2020

This article was in Wednesday’s (March 25th, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Becca Robbins, H&N Staff Reporter Oregonians who have lost their jobs temporarily while employers adjust to impacts from coronavirus-related restrictions can qualify for unemployment insurance and now don’t have to seek new employment in the meantime if they are only out of work temporarily […]

Oregon Small Businesses Eligible for Emergency Loans to Help with Losses from Restrictions to Fight Coronavirus

March 22, 2020

This article was in Sunday’s (March 22nd, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Becca Robbins, H&N Staff Reporter Oregon joined surrounding states Friday in receiving an economic disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration that makes small business owners in the state eligible for low-interest loans to help with the financial hit due to measures taken […]

Local Agencies Boost Businesses During Pandemic

March 19, 2020

This article was published in Thursday’s (March 19th, 2020) Herald and NewsWritten By: Danielle Jester, H&N Staff Reporter As local business and tourism sectors feel the impact of the many changes brought about by restrictions related to the coronavirus, more efforts can be seen by people and agencies to hold the community together. The Klamath County […]

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 […]

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