Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc. and Oregon Technology announced a partnership to enhance the education of the next generation of radiology department leaders and technologists. Thanks to the partnership between Konica Minolta Healthcare, a leader in medical imaging systems, healthcare information technology and imaging data analytics, and Oregon Tech, a premier public polytechnic university, radiologic science students at Oregon Tech will experience hands-on, project-based learning on the latest advancements in X-ray imaging systems.

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Project aims to link local growers to school cafeterias

Project aims to link local growers to school cafeterias

Expect to see more fresh produce and locally grown food in Klamath County School District cafeterias.

The school district, in partnership with Oregon State University-Klamath Basin Research & Extension Service, has been awarded a competitive $96,538 USDA implementation grant for its Farm-to-School program. The goal of the two-year project is to strengthen the supply chain with area farmers and producers so more students can experience locally grown foods in their school cafeterias.

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Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The entrepreneurial story of Norm and Virginia Small, founders of Yummy’s Catering Cowboy Cuisine, will be told by Norm at the Oct. 16 IDEA Talk, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at MC’s on Main in downtown Klamath Falls.

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Lost River FFA and Merrill Les Schwab work together to #DriveAwayHunger

Lost River FFA and Merrill Les Schwab work together to #DriveAwayHunger

The Lost River FFA Chapter and Lost River ASB leadership of Merrill has teamed up with the Merrill Les Schwab Tire Center to launch a statewide hunger initiative to raise food to help #DriveAwayHunger and meet the growing need in the community. The food drive will take place during the entire month of October.

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KCSD Welcomes new Director of Business Services

KCSD Welcomes new Director of Business Services

Dennis Clague has been named the new director of business services for the Klamath County School District.

Clague, 52, was previously director of business affairs at Butte School District No. 1 in Butte, Mont. He replaces Renée Ferguson, who retired after 30 years in business finance, the last seven years with KCSD.

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KCC to host BOLI supervisory seminar in November

KCC to host BOLI supervisory seminar in November

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Community College invites the public to attend a two-day Bureau of Labor and Industries “Effective Supervisory Practices” seminar for business owners and employees to improve their skills.

The seminar will be held in the KCC Conference Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 13 and 14.

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PacificCorp releases draft resource plan to manage coal transition

PacificCorp releases draft resource plan to manage coal transition

PORTLAND, Ore. – PacifiCorp released a draft of its long-term energy plan that continues investments in new wind generation and transmission, while adding significant new solar and storage resources.

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Temporary ban issued for flavored vaping products in Oregon

Temporary ban issued for flavored vaping products in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. - Today, to address the growing public health threat of the vaping-related illness that has resulted in two deaths in Oregon and over a thousand cases of lung injury nationwide, Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 19-09, directing state agencies to enact a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products, as well as other sources or additives as they are identified in cases of vaping-related lung injury or death.

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T.J. Maxx to open in Klamath Falls, October 20

T.J. Maxx to open in Klamath Falls, October 20

T.J.Maxx, one of the nation’s leading off-price retailers with more than 1,200 stores currently operating in 49 states and Puerto Rico, will open in Jefferson Square on October 20, 2019. From fashion and accessories to jewelry, home, beauty, pet products, toys and more, shoppers can expect to find something for the entire family at the latest T.J.Maxx store.

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Piano Project wins state downtown revitalization award

Piano Project wins state downtown revitalization award

TILLAMOOK, Ore. — Oregon Main Street announced its 2019 “Excellence in Downtown Revitalization” award winners this evening at the awards event in Tillamook, Oregon. The awards event kicks off the Oregon Main Street Conference, Oct. 2-4. A total of twenty businesses, projects, and people were recognized, including Klamath Falls Downtown Association’s Klamath Piano Project for Best Placemaking Project. 

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‘It’s our way of saying thank you’

‘It’s our way of saying thank you’

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - This past Sunday, Terrance Hunter and his crew held an event that provided free haircuts to anyone who is currently serving or has served in the military. “They do so much for us, it is the least we can do for them,” says Terrance Hunter owner of Sammy’s Parlor in Klamath Falls.

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Second Chance Summit provides insight for welcoming former inmates into the workforce

Second Chance Summit provides insight for welcoming former inmates into the workforce

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Basin Second Chance Summit hosted at Klamath Community College last week was attended by more than 50 people interested in learning more about welcoming former inmates into the workforce.

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Solar-Powered air quality monitor installed at Oregon Tech

Solar-Powered air quality monitor installed at Oregon Tech

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - A fully solar-powered air monitoring station has been installed on the Oregon Institute of Technology's (Oregon Tech) Klamath Falls campus, complementing the work currently being done by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to monitor air quality in the Klamath Basin.

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Leadership Klamath Class of 2020 Announced

Leadership Klamath Class of 2020 Announced

Leadership Klamath, a Klamath County Chamber of Commerce program, presented in part by Rudius Quest Coaching, for emerging and existing leaders in the Klamath Basin, is pleased to announce the Leadership Klamath Class of 2020. The 29 individuals will be the 31st graduating class since the program was founded in 1989.

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Klamath County unemployment rate increases by 0.1% in August

Klamath County unemployment rate increases by 0.1% in August

Over-the-year job losses accelerated in Klamath County in August due to a sharp decline in professional and business services. The employment situation remains largely unchanged in Lake County over the past year.

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Klamath Health Partnership introduces safe medication disposal

Klamath Health Partnership introduces safe medication disposal

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Community members looking for a way to get rid of unwanted or expired medications can now properly dispose of them in a drug collection receptacle located at Klamath Open Door Clinic in Klamath Falls. 

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