Oregonian Column: A Green-Energy Win in Klamath County

June 12, 2022

By Steve Duin | For The Oregonian/OregonLiveOregon’s mandate for 100% clean electricity by 2040 will be reenergized next year when construction begins on a crucial piece of the evolving power grid:A 300-acre “battery” 11 miles north of Klamath Falls. A $1 billion project in which two 60-acre reservoirs will confront the threat of drought and power outages in […]

Klamath County Leaders Tackle Housing Shortage

May 13, 2022

Collaborative initiatives launched over the past few years are helping a sudden surge in residential construction, as national developers are taking notice in Klamath County to build new attainable housing. (May 13th, 2022 – Klamath Falls, Oregon) – In recent years an emphasis towards stakeholder collaboration for leveraging Klamath County assets has helped pave the way […]

Oregon Tech Receives $400,000 for Track and Field Renovation & to Purchase Equipment for the Respiratory Care Program

May 3, 2022

Two generous grants awarded to the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) this week will assist in completing improvements for outdoor athletic activities and expanding hands-on healthcare instruction.In partnership with Oregon Representative E. Werner Reschke, the Klamath County Economic Development Association (KCEDA) awarded Oregon Tech $200,000 for track and field renovations and $200,000 to purchase […]

Klamath Tribes Welcomes New Health GM

March 17, 2022

From a press releaseThe Klamath Tribes announced Wednesday the return of Chanda Aloysius Yates, who will be the general manager of Klamath Tribal Health and Family Services.The health division of the Klamath Tribes is responsible for providing overall health care services to the Native American populations who reside in Klamath County. Yates will oversee services […]

New Hospital CEO Brings Some Slices of KC to Oregon

March 15, 2022

This article was published in Monday’s (March 14th, 2022) Herald and NewsWritten By: Mike SunnucksDavid Cauble is ready to find Oregon’s cycling grooves and wants to bring a slice of Kansas City’s world-famous barbeque to the Klamath basin.Cauble is the new president and CEO of Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls. Cauble started his […]

Local Firefighter, Paramedics Earn Top Awards

This article was published in Monday’s (March 14th, 2022) Herald and NewsWritten By: Mike SunnucksKlamath County Fire District 1 held its annual Employee Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, March 12.Chris Peterson was named firefighter of the year for the agency. Peterson was honored for his work in emergency situations, productivity and positive attitude, according to an […]

Local Schools Get State Money for Computer Labs, Digital Studios, New Technology

March 11, 2022

This article was published in Thursday’s (March 10th, 2022) Herald and NewsWritten By: Mike Sunnucks Local schools are getting money from a state grant initiative aimed at boosting career and technical education programs.The state has doled out $7.3 million in grants to schools statewide to bolster computer labs, create production and broadcast studios and buy new […]

Klamath Community College Earns Gold Rating as Military Friendly School

March 9, 2022

From a press releaseKLAMATH FALLS — Klamath Community College (KCC) on Monday earned designation as a 2022-23 Military Friendly® School from Viqtory media company, achieving a gold rating.“We work very hard with the hope of receiving the Military Friendly® designation,” said Tracy Heap, director of KCC’s Veterans Service Center. “We believe our customer service is […]

Lawmakers Unveil $400 Million Housing Plan

March 2, 2022

Written By Peter Wong, Oregon Capital BureauMajority Democrats in the Oregon Legislature have unveiled their plan to spend $400 million to ease homelessness and promote lower-cost housing, on top of a record $700 million that lawmakers approved last year.The amount is in line with what Gov. Kate Brown proposed at the start of the session. […]

Oregon Tech Students Begin Designing Business Concepts

February 20, 2022

From a press release Since it began in 2015, the Catalyze Challenge has awarded nearly $100,000 in prize money and services and continues this year with a prize pool of $16,000.Catalyze 2022 launched in November and 11 teams are currently registered to compete in the April 21 final, including two teams from Oregon Tech’s Portland-Metro campus.The […]

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