PORTLAND, Ore. — As part of a statewide metering upgrade designed to improve service to customers through shorter outages and hour-by-hour energy usage information, Pacific Power is providing an additional offering for customers who wish to opt out. As part of a final filing to the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Oregon on Monday, March 11, Pacific Power will now offer a commission-approved Equal Payment Plan Opt-out option to help reduce monthly fees starting March 13.Read More
The Ross Ragland Theater celebrated the 15th Annual Red Tie Romp fundraiser on February 23. This Red Tie Romp is focused on raising money for the Youth Education Program and Community Outreach initiatives organized by the theater.Read More
Last week, the Klamath County Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd annual Klamath Day at the Capitol, an important day of advocacy for the Klamath Basin. The delegation met with over 40 Senators and Representatives as well as 4 different agencies to address opportunities and concerns of the local community.
“This helps give the Klamath business community a voice with our elected officials,” said Heather Tramp, the Chamber’s Executive Director, “I believe it’s one of the most important things we can do for our membership – represent business interest and advocate for opportunity and solutions.”Read More
Employers offering employment in resort, manufacturing, construction, retail, health care, public service, and other industries are invited to attend a job fair next month at Klamath Community College.
The job fair is March 21, and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the KCC Commons in Building 4. Vendors are invited to start setting up at 9 a.m.Read More
Dora Luz Sandoval, part-time clinical instructor at the Oregon Tech Dental Hygiene school at Chemeketa Community College, is the first and only certified Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) in Oregon.
A collaboration between the Washington County Access to Care Committee, Washington County and Oregon Oral Health Coalition, the Dental Access Coordinator role is being piloted with Pacific University Dental Outreach Van and the Providence Promotores Program.Read More
Sarah Woodman, program director of respiratory care at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” recently received appointment to the Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board for the State of Oregon, with her official term having begun December 2018. Woodman joins colleague James “Jim” Hulse, who serves as vice chair on the Board.Read More
The postal substation co-located and operated with Klamath & Lake Community Action Services on Clairmont Drive near the OIT campus, closed today February 8, 2018.
The postal substation was opened in 2014 as a workforce training site, a potential revenue source to support the Klamath & Lake Community Action Services and as a service to the community. In the face of declining revenue, however, the KLCAS board elected to close the site.Read More
Arctic weather is sweeping into the Northwest, bringing ice, heavy snow and the threat of power outages. Pacific Power is urging its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.
The National Weather Service is forecasting extended periods of snow throughout the coming week with temperatures dipping below freezing every evening and snow accumulations of up to a foot at low elevations.Read More
In response to an earlier press release from Paul Stewart, CEO of Sky Lakes Medical Center on the intentions of Sky Lakes appealing the proposed DHS building in Klamath Falls - Rubicon Investments, Klamath Holdings, LLC and TimberMill Shores provide a statement.Read More
As a champion of the image of downtown Klamath Falls, its future and increased commerce there, Sky Lakes Medical Center on Friday, Feb. 1, filed notice of its intent to appeal with the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) concerning the decision by the City of Klamath Falls to allow a proposed social services building along Lake Ewauna.Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. - At the next Klamath County Board of Commissioners Business Meeting on Tuesday, February 5, the Commissioners are expected to fill three vacancies on the Klamath County Fair Board by appointing Terry Sellars, Brian Gailey and Victoria Haley.Read More
Crater Lake, OR – Crater Lake Hospitality announced today that it will resume operations at the Rim Village Café and Gift Shop on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The Rim Café has been closed since December 23, 2018 when winter weather required the closure of park roads during the recent lapse in appropriations. Crater Lake National Park has now resumed normal operations and the road to Rim Village has reopened.Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. — Following through on a pledge made when the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act became law in late 2017, Pacific Power’s 550,000 customers in Oregon will see a decrease in their bills starting Feb. 1, 2019.Read More
SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Revenue will begin processing state tax returns on January 28, the same day the IRS will begin processing federal returns. Taxpayers can submit their returns earlier, but processing won’t start until the tax season officially begins.Read More
275 People filled the lobby of the Ross Ragland Theater waiting for the 98th Annual Klamath County Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala to start. Nominees were mingling with others guests but anxiously waiting to see if they were going to win their category.Read More
Klamath Falls, Oregon – Anders Rasmussen, PE, has been named the Klamath Falls Office Principal of SHN, a consulting firm offering engineering, environmental, geology, planning, and surveying services. He takes over from Steve Donovan, who has moved out of the region.Read More
Three-fourths of private employers in Oregon offered one or more health, retirement, leave, pay, or other benefits to employees. Benefit offerings differed across industries, regions, and employer size classes in Oregon. These findings are based on a survey of more than 12,000 private employers conducted between June and August 2018, and published in the new report Employer-Provided Benefits: Offerings, Enrollment, and Rising Costs.Read More
SALEM, Ore.—The Department of Revenue is encouraging taxpayers to start the new year with a paycheck checkup to ensure they’re withholding enough from their wages this year. Not withholding appropriately in 2019 could lead to an unexpected tax bill in 2020.Read More
On February 6, 2019, a geographical area around downtown will become an, "Enhanced Law Enforcement Area" as defined by council. People convicted of three (3) separate violations of law within a twelve (12) month period within the Downtown Enhanced Law Enforcement Area (ELEA) will be excluded from the zone for a period of 90 - 365 days by the Klamath Falls Municipal Judge.Read More