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KF Schools Host AVID Event

This coming Thursday, Klamath Falls City Schools will host some 40 educational leaders and administrators from the Basin and across the state for a half-day AVID showcase at Pelican Elementary.  AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination – it’s a worldwide non-profit group that provides educators with skills and tools to improve their instruction...
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Study Could Help Arthritic Dogs

A study underway in Klamath Falls could mean new treatment for dogs suffering with arthritis.  The study uses stem cells to treat osteoarthritis in dogs; Part of the study on a local level is Dr Doug McInnis of Westridge and Eastridge Animal Hospitals.  McInnis is one of only five vets across the country to...
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Firefighter Training Program at KCC

Klamath Community College announcing the start of a firefighter training program; students will live at a firehouse and get plenty of hands-on experience.  KCC’s Dean of Career and Technical Education, Chris Stickles, says the students will be doing work side by side with fire crews while they’re being trained.  The program is designed to...
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New Home Buyer Seminar

If you’re in the market for a new house, there will be a home buyer seminar from 6 to 8 pm Friday in Dorris at 232 S Oregon Street; that’s on the corner of third and south Oregon streets.  Topics covered will be loan requirements, improving credit ratings and immigration documentation assistance.  Attendance is...
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Prescription Drug Take-Back Scheduled

On Saturday, April 28th,  there will be a prescription drug take-back event from 10 am til 2 pm at the Klamath Falls police department.  The event is part of a nationwide effort to get rid of unneeded, unwanted or expired prescription medication to prevent abuse.  Last year, Oregon residents turned in more than 10,000 pounds...
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Free Tree Seedlings Saturday

To commemorate Oregon Arbor Week, Grange Co-Op will be giving away more than 1500 tree seedlings beginning at 10 am this Saturday.  One tree per person, while supplies last.  The giveaway will be at each of Grange’s retail outlets in Klamath Falls and a number of other communities.
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Klamath IDEA Receives Grant

The Klamath IDEA program (Inspire Development, Energize Acceleration) has been awarded a grant in the amount of 55,000 dollars through Business Oregon’s Rural Opportunity Initiative program.  In 2016, Klamath IDEA was one of four community efforts awarded funding in an initial round of grants; that money helped the group open the center for entrepreneurship...
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Klamath River Salmon Season To Reopen

The Klamath River salmon season will reopen this year, according to the Pacific Fishery Management Council.  Both tribes and fishermen are hoping to make up the losses suffered by the closure of the fishery last year.  The council will finalize their decisions during meetings in Portland which begin later this week. 
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Housing Numbers Show Growth

Housing sales are on the increase in Klamath County; sales last year were up 22 percent according to new numbers released by the Klamath County Association of Realtors.  It was predicted last year that sales would be up from 9 to 14 percent, so a jump of 22 percent is welcome news for the...
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Day Of Hope Observed

This Wednesday will be the Day of Hope for 2018 in Klamath Falls; ceremonies will be held at Sugarman’s Corner at 533 Main.  This year’s event will emphasize the prevention of child abuse from drug endangerment.  The blue pinwheels that have been popping up all over town are the official symbol of child abuse...
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