Kingsley Field establishes new health and fitness center for Airmen

Kingsley Field establishes new health and fitness center for Airmen

The term fitness is everywhere today, from advertisements to hashtags to bookstores; however, there is often confusion as to how it actually defined. Within the military, fitness represents a balance between readiness and well-being, where each of those two conditions support each other.

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Pacific Power Foundation awards Friends of Ella Redkey Pool $3500 grant

Pacific Power Foundation awards Friends of Ella Redkey Pool $3500 grant

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The $3500 grant will help fund construction of a multi-purpose shelter that will serve as an outdoor classroom and gathering space for the community.

The shelter will facilitate a variety of aquatic programs and help extend the outdoor season at Ella Redkey Pool by offering a heating element inside the open-air shelter. The space will offer a cool, shaded place to escape on hot summer days and a warm place to gather on cooler fall and spring nights.

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Crater Lake NP to host annual 'Ride the Rim'

Crater Lake NP to host annual 'Ride the Rim'

CRATER LAKE, Ore. – Crater Lake National Park, in partnership with Discover Klamath, will host the seventh annual Ride the Rim days on September 14 and 21, 2019. On these consecutive Saturdays, the event will take place from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. East Rim Drive from North Junction to Park Headquarters will be closed to motorized vehicles from 10:00 PM Friday (September 13th and 20th) night before the event to 6:00 PM Saturday (September 14th and 21st) to allow for nonmotorized recreation including biking, hiking, and running. The event is free, but normal park entrance fees apply.

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Blodgett promoted to Chief Operations Officer of Klamath Health Partnership

Blodgett promoted to Chief Operations Officer of Klamath Health Partnership

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath Health Partnership’s new operations chief uses her own experience as a healthcare consumer to guide her in directing the operations of KHP’s several clinics.

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Dr. Hallock returns to Klamath Falls to practice Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Hallock returns to Klamath Falls to practice Osteopathic Medicine

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Klamath Health Partnership (KHP) welcomes Dr. Jan Hallock, DO, as KHP’s newest medical provider. Dr. Hallock was raised in Klamath Falls and graduated from Klamath Union High School. Hallock earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and her doctor of osteopathic medicine from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.

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Paving work this weekend at SLMC

Paving work this weekend at SLMC

A crew supervised by Walsh Construction Co., the Sky Lakes Collaborative Health Center’s general contractor, this weekend will repave the driveway generally between the Cascades East Family Medicine building and the medical center’s parking structure.

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Heat wave coming, six tips to stay cool and save energy & money

Heat wave coming, six tips to stay cool and save energy & money

Temperatures will rise on Tuesday with continued hot weather on Wednesday. High temperatures are expected to reach the 100’s for inland valleys west of the Cascades and reach the mid 90s for valleys east of the Cascades.

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Ride the Rim 2019, seeking volunteers

Ride the Rim 2019, seeking volunteers

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Crater Lake National Park, in partnership with Discover Klamath, will host the annual Ride the Rim days September 14 and 21, 2019. On these consecutive Saturdays, East Rim Drive from North Junction to Park Headquarters will be closed to motorized vehicles from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to allow for non-motorized recreation including biking, hiking, and running.

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Cancer awareness event and memorial this weekend

Cancer awareness event and memorial this weekend

The 4th annual Chris Brown Freedom Memorial for cancer awareness will be held Friday and Saturday August 23-24, 2019 at the solar pavilion located at Steen Sports Park (4500 Foothills Blvd., Klamath Falls, Oregon).

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Recreational use advisory issued for Upper Klamath Lake July 19 [UPDATED to include entire lake - August 13]

Recreational use advisory issued for Upper Klamath Lake July 19 [UPDATED to include entire lake - August 13]

The Oregon Health Authority updated a recreational use health advisory today for Upper Klamath Lake due to the presence of a cyanobacterial (harmful algae) bloom and cyanotoxins (harmful algae toxins) above recreational guideline values for human exposure. The lake is in Klamath County.

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Annual Crater Lake Rim Run This Saturday, 8/10/19

Annual Crater Lake Rim Run This Saturday, 8/10/19

Crater Lake, OR – Saturday, August 10, 2019, is the 43rd Annual Crater Lake Rim Run.  This is not a park sponsored event, but each year it is conducted under the guidelines of a special-use park permit. The following information will assist visitors who plan to be in the park before the event on Friday evening, August 9th, and on the day of the run.

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Registrations for benefit 5k walk-run still open

Registrations for benefit 5k walk-run still open

Registrations are still being taken for the “DRK Community 5K” walk-run to benefit the David R. Kingsley Foundation.

The first-ever event jointly hosted by Sky Lakes and Kingsley Field will be Saturday, August 10, at Steen Sports Park, 4500 Foothills Blvd. Start times for the family-friendly event begin at 9 a.m. and are staggered to accommodate runners and joggers, walkers, and participants with small children. Zoomba begins at 8:30 a.m. to help get you warmed up, and there will be a “bounce house” for children.

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Recreational use advisory issued for Odell Lake

Recreational use advisory issued for Odell Lake

The Oregon Health Authority issued a recreational use health advisory today for Odell Lake due to the presence of a cyanobacterial (harmful algae) bloom and cyanotoxins (harmful algae toxins) above recreational guideline values for human exposure. The lake is in Klamath County.

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Park ‘splash pad’ off, awaiting permit

Park ‘splash pad’ off, awaiting permit

The “splash pad” at Klamath Commons, the new park in downtown Klamath Falls, is temporarily turned off because of a disagreement between the local developers and the state agency charged with granting an operating permit for the park.

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Community Partners Host Benefit Walk-Run

Community Partners Host Benefit Walk-Run

Kingsley Field personnel and Sky Lakes staff have partnered to host the first-ever "DRK Community 5K" walk-run to benefit the David R. Kingsley Foundation.

The David R. Kingsley Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to both Kingsley Field members and Klamath County citizens who have fallen on hard times because of job loss, medical expenses, disasters, and the like.

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