Driving south along Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway on the western edge of Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 77-year-old Cy Phillips scans the landscape on a cold, cloudy March morning. He is looking for an old oak tree blown down during a recent storm.Read More
Washington, D.C. - Continuing his efforts to improve broadband expansion across America, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) said there is much more that needs to be done to connect rural Oregon.Read More
As elementary students watched, Danielle Herinckx poured liquid soap into milk.
“Milk and soap don’t like each other,” she explained as the students watched the reaction. Next, she held up a bottle of oil and water. “What do you think is in this bottle? Why won’t it mix?”Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. - Innovative, highly technical and eager student entrepreneurs at the Oregon Tech came together Thursday, April 25, to compete for seed money to turn their product ideas and prototypes into real businesses.
The competition is open to recent alumni and all students pursuing bachelor’s or master’s degrees in a number of different engineering, technology, health care or business programs at the public polytechnic university.Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Oregon Institute of Technology, informed its campus community of a data privacy incident that potentially affected certain data that it maintains. Campus leaders shared that after a detailed investigation by internal staff and external forensic experts, there is no evidence that any information was visible or was taken as a result of the breach of an isolated server used for teaching. Still, out of an abundance of caution, the university is offering credit bureau monitoring to the 770 people potentially impacted who had personally identifiable information on the server.Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) is continuing to call for net neutrality solutions that preserve a free and open internet for consumers without allowing a federal government takeover of the internet, as Congressional Democrats are proposing. Speaking in opposition to a Democrat plan to give the federal government near unlimited authority to regulate, tax, and control the internet, Walden said that the bill was a missed opportunity to bring real, bipartisan net neutrality protections to consumers.Read More
The Oregon Wing of the Civil Air Patrol held their Non-Commission Officers School and Airman Basic Class for cadets (ages 12-18) in Klamath Falls last weekend.
The event was hosted by our own Klamath Falls Composite Squadron and held at the Kingsley National Air Guard Base. Participants came from various areas of Oregon including High Desert, Medford, Aurora, Washington County and Grants Pass to attend this rewarding event.Read More
If you are having trouble accessing any of the Facebook Family of applications (Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Whats App) you are not alone. Millions are experiencing issues due to a world wide issue effecting the platforms.Read More
KLAMATH FALLS, OR – Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, joined by representatives from Klamath-area irrigation districts and tribes, today announced significant investments in the Klamath Basin were included in the 2019 spending bills that recently were passed by Congress and signed by the president.Read More
Growing up, Thys deHoop watched F-15 fighter jets fly over his home in Klamath Falls, and he knew he wanted to be a fighter pilot.
But it wasn’t until his sophomore year at Henley High School that he was able to take an engineering class. Once he did, he was hooked. And his career options expanded from flying jets to aerospace and mechanical engineering.Read More
WILSONVILLE, Ore. – The Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”) Board of Trustees met Jan. 24 at the university’s Portland-Metro campus in Wilsonville and virtually. Among the areas of discussion and action, Trustees approved board appointments including a new vice chair, and a new bachelor’s degree program in cybersecurity; and heard updates on other programs and services at Oregon Tech.Read More
The blender for smoothies at Ferguson’s Annual Family Fun Night needed power – leg power. To get a smoothie, students lined up to take turns on the “Smoothie Bike,” pedaling to blend the fruit and ice into a nutritious drink.Read More
Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” is proud to announce a generous gift from the James and Shirley Rippey Family Foundation, in support of student scholarships and civil engineering equipment upgrades. This gift will help toward several priority initiatives for the university; enhancing state-of-the-art facilities and providing unique learning opportunities, while increasing the university’s ability to recruit students and provide broader access to educational opportunities.Read More
Motorists expect to see slow moving plows and other winter maintenance equipment during and after storm events when snow and ice are present. What some drivers may not know is that slow moving plow trucks are also often on the road prior to a storm, applying salt and/or deicer to help reduce the accumulation of ice and prevent snow from bonding to the pavement. Because salt needs to mix with moisture to activate, applying it on wet roads just before freezing temperatures is ideal.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
The Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” and Klamath Union High School (KU) Liberal Arts and Math & Science Academies were in the spotlight in November as leaders from the two schools presented at a national conference in San Antonio, Texas.Read More
The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade.
A total lunar eclipse occurs during a full moon when the moon passes directly through the Earth’s shadow, causing it to turn rusty orange or dark red in color.Read More
A gathering to view a total lunar eclipse on Sunday, Jan. 20, will be held at the Klamath County Museum, 1451 Main Street.
Amateur astronomers will have telescopes set up by the time the earth’s shadow, known as the umbra, makes first contact with the full moon around 7:30 p.m.Read More
Klamath Falls, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation completed the Final Biological Assessment on “The Effects of the Proposed Action to Operate the Klamath Project from April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2029 on Federally-Listed Threatened and Endangered Species.” The document was submitted Dec. 21, 2018 to the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Read More