About 100 sixth-graders from Bonanza and Shasta elementary schools celebrated their graduations from elementary school today by hiking to the summit of Hogback Mountain.Read More
Salem, Ore. – The House of Representatives today passed an appropriations bill that will provide $1.43 million for the Oregon Future Farmers of America. Rep. Greg Barreto (R-Cove) is the chief sponsor of HB 2444 that funds FFA activities throughout the year.Read More
Klamath IDEA (Inspire Development, Energize Acceleration) will host its final IDEA Talk of the season on Wednesday, June 19, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Sugarman’s Corner.
This month’s IDEA Talk will feature Allen Alley, managing member of The Alley Group and president of Obsidian Opportunity Funds.Read More
The Oregon Tech Steel Bridge team, led by construction captain Grant Banister of Pendleton, Oregon, and design captain Bryce Terhune of Roseburg, Oregon, ranked in the top 50 percent at the 2019 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Student Steel Bridge Competition that concluded June 1 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The Oregon Tech team had earlier this spring placed second at the Regional version of the competition, which qualified them to compete at the nationals.Read More
Henley High School’s Steven Cohara is the epitome of a successful senior. He is student body president. A student-athlete, he takes honors classes and volunteers with the Key Club and SMART reading program.Read More
Thirteen years in the making, today, 126 Seniors crossed the stage at Modoc Field to receive a high school diploma from Klamath Union today. These students are the first to complete their senior year inside the walls of the “New KU.”Read More
Jasmin Estrada couldn’t stop smiling after she was handed her Klamath County Transition Program completion diploma.
At the age of 21, the outgoing Estrada, known for her ability to dance, has spent the last three years working on independent living and job skills needed for life outside a structured program.Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Klamath County Sports Officials Scholarship Committee announced today that they have awarded eight scholarships totaling $3,000 to local high school student-athletes representing five Klamath basin high schools.Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. - Once school is released in just a few weeks, over 8,000 youth in the Klamath Basin can have difficulty accessing healthy food. Kids Helping Kids, wanted to make it a little easier for the youth in need to get food this summer by holding a food drive that helps pack the Food Bank with easy, kid-friendly choices that are distributed throughout the summer months.Read More
Fort Klamath, Ore. - Henley High School students in the business and engineering programs have been helping native redband trout by creating and installing natural structures in Crooked Creek near Fort Klamath. On May 29, they installed them.Read More
ifteen-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 didn’t have [aviation] classes there,” he said. “When I was setting up my classes for ninth grade, one of the things I saw was intro to aviation. I thought that could be fun so I took it. It was one of the most fun classes I’ve taken since I’ve been here.”Read More
The Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”) Board of Trustees met May 30 at the university’s Klamath Falls campus, discussing among other items tuition levels for academic year 2019-20, and recommendations for two new degree programs.Read More
450 Seniors from schools around the Klamath Basin marched down Main Street to an event in Veteran’s Park in celebration of their big accomplishment, graduating from high school.
In its fourth year, Graduation Sensation is the biggest annual event for the Klamath Promise, which awarded $40,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to 70 recipients.Read More