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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Annual golf tournament raises $10,800 for local charity

Annual golf tournament raises $10,800 for local charity

On August 9, 2019, Diamond Home Improvement held its annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament raising $10,800 for Solid Ground Equine Assisted Activities & Therapy Center (Solid Ground EAATC) located in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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'How you living?"

'How you living?"

Students at Bonanza Junior-Senior High School were asked that question Wednesday, and will be pondering its answer throughout the 2019-20 school year. The question is on bulletin boards in the hallways and above the inside of the school’s main entrance.

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KWUA to co-host public meeting on irrigation power cost reduction

KWUA to co-host public meeting on irrigation power cost reduction

Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) announces a public meeting on irrigation power cost reduction actions, to be held Tuesday, September 10, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Klamath Community College Conference Center, Building 7, 7390 S. Sixth Street.

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Almost showtime at the Ross Ragland Theater

Almost showtime at the Ross Ragland Theater

Mark Chesnutt will kick off the Ross Ragland Theater’s 30th Anniversary Season on September 28 and they could not be more excited. In the days before Chesnutt’s performance, the Ragland Big Screen features to special presentations and the Rag Tag Children’s Choir returns

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Fiber art by Liz Hubbard in Modoc Gallery

Fiber art by Liz Hubbard in Modoc Gallery

Ancient rock art seen at various places in the Upper Klamath Basin and other regions of the West are the inspiration for fiber art works created by Liz Hubbard of Bonanza.

“I fell in love with the petroglyphs in Petrified Forest National Park and began a quest to see all the rock art I could find,” Hubbard says. “I joined groups on Facebook with like-minded petroglyph lovers, and I bought a small library about rock art.”

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Museum offers homestead tour

Museum offers homestead tour

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – An auto tour of homesteads in the Hildebrand area will be offered by the Klamath County Museum at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31.

The free tour will begin at the site of the Farm Country Festival, which occurs on the same weekend. To reach the festival site, take Highway 140 East past Dairy to mile post 22 at Bliss Road, and follow signs from there.

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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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Farm Country Festival set for Labor Day weekend

Farm Country Festival set for Labor Day weekend

Hildebrand, Ore. – A taste of farm life from a century ago will be offered during the Farm Country Festival, planned for Saturday and Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, at the Chimney Rock Ranch in the Hildebrand area east of Klamath Falls.

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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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Jupiter, Saturn subject of star party

Jupiter, Saturn subject of star party

An astronomy event to observe other planets in our solar system will be offered by the Klamath County Museum at 8:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. The Jupiter and Saturn star party will be held at the Klamath Falls YMCA soccer field, 1221 S. Alameda Avenue.

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Digital Marketing Tips a topic at Rural Business and Innovation Summit 2019

Digital Marketing Tips a topic at Rural Business and Innovation Summit 2019

At this year’s Rural Business and Innovation Summit, Jen McFarland, CEO of Women Conquer Business, will deliver practical digital marketing tips for rural businesses. She will cover email, social media, email marketing, website, and funnels.  The Rural Business and Innovation Summit will be held September 12th at Klamath Community College in Klamath Falls and is the premiere conference for rural business owners, entrepreneurs, and community leaders.

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Klamath County Chamber of Commerce revamps Leadership Klamath for 2019/2020 class

Klamath County Chamber of Commerce revamps Leadership Klamath for 2019/2020 class

The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce has revamped Leadership Klamath for the upcoming class. Experience the brand-new topic of Small Business & Entrepreneurship.

During this topic, students will hear from a Klamath Falls small business owner and entrepreneur to learn from their expertise. Along with this, students will get an in-depth look into the struggles and profit hacks within the small business world in Klamath.

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KCC to host Hay Klamath! Scholarship Round-up Aug. 24

KCC to host Hay Klamath! Scholarship Round-up Aug. 24

Klamath Falls, Ore. — Whether a city slicker or buckaroo, you’re in for a fun-filled evening of country Western comedy, dinner, and auctions at the Klamath Community College “Hay Klamath! KCC Scholarship Round-up.”

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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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Opening Night: “The Addam’s Family!”

Opening Night: “The Addam’s Family!”

As the house lights fell and the spot light danced across the curtain, a hand crept out from beneath. The audience roared as the hand made it’s way up the curtain. The Addam’s Family had arrived! AND “Thing” well, he was just the beginning.

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Record breaking livestock auction earns over $710,000

Record breaking livestock auction earns over $710,000

The final day of the Klamath County Fair is home to the Rotary Livestock Auction, the true purpose of the fair. For most 4-H and FFA youngsters, a year of raising livestock culminates at the fair with the sale of their animal inside auction ring.

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Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday parties in Lakeview, Klamath Falls this week

Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday parties in Lakeview, Klamath Falls this week

Lakeview, Ore. – The Fremont-Winema National Forest, in cooperation with local, state and federal partners, will be celebrating Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday with parties in Lakeview and Klamath Falls.

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