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The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce looking for entries in Snowflake Parade

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2013 Snowflake Parade. This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland,” and the parade’s scheduled for Thursday, December 5th at 7p.m. in beautiful downtown Klamath Falls.  The parade is a Southern Oregon favorite and has drawn over 100 floats and thousands...
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Veteran’s Enrichment Center opens in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Veteran’s Enrichment Center has just opened in Klamath Falls, will be offering counseling, job search, and life skills for rehabilitating veterans. The nine bedroom house has 2 kitchens, 4 bathrooms, and room for 18 to 20 people. Steve Graham, a disabled veteran that is spearheading the project, says vets have...
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Klamath Community College begins winter registration today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Winter registration starts today for Klamath Community College. Returning students need to meet with their academic adviser before registering for classes, and new students need to attend New Student Orientation before being eligible to register. To sign up for New Student Orientation call 541-882-3521 no later than December 26. If...
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New law allows veterans to ask for Veteran’s Day off work

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon veterans aren’t benefiting from a new law saying they can ask their bosses for Veterans Day off. Most private employers don’t even know about the law. The law, which was passed in April, allows veterans to ask private-industry employers 21 days in advance for the day off. Business’s aren’t...
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Veteran’s Day events planned around the basin today

Today is Veteran’s Day, and several events are planned in the basin. The Amercian Legion Club is having free pancake breakfast from 8 until 10:30 am, and a free beef stew lunch from noon until 3pm at the American Legion Club at North 8th and Pine Street. Then at 10am we have the Veteran’s...
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Klamath Falls City Schools are looking for kids for new after school program

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Klamath Falls City Schools are looking for kids of all ages that would like to be part of an after school program that will provide tutoring, as well as several other activities including fitness, arts and crafts, and science projects for a minimal price. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers...
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Oregon lawmaker wants Oregon to be leader in industrial hemp production

SALEM, Ore. — One Oregon lawmaker thinks Oregon should be a national leader in industrial hemp production. U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer says hemp can fuel economic development in rural communities, and meet rising consumer demand. Bluemnauer is an outspoken advocate of industrial hemp, and said momentum is building for the crop in Oregon and...
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Dutch Brothers gives out free drinks to the military today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Dutch Brothers Coffee locations in Klamath Counties are saying “Thank You” to all the veterans and active-duty military who have sacrificed to protect our freedom by offering free drinks today. All five locations in Klamath County will be participating in the promotion, and anyone that has or is serving in...
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Gospel Mission meeting has over 100 attendees

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore - A meeting held at the First Presbyterian Church yesterday drew over 140 people to discuss the relocation of the Klamath Falls Gospel Mission from 823 Walnut Ave. to 707 High St. The Herald and News reports concerns about the relocation brought up at Thursday’s forum include safety risks and negative impacts...
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It’s College Application Month in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared November “Oregon College Application Month”. Rob Siems has what it means for the Oregon Institute of Technology.
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