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Presidential Proclamation on National Forest Products Week, 2019

Our Nation’s forests and woodlands provide millions of Americans with an abundance of job opportunities, goods, and recreational activities.  During National Forest Products Week, we pay tribute to the forest products industry for the important contributions it makes to our society and economy, and we recommit to keeping our wooded landscapes vibrant and strong. Ninety-six…

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Springfield Board of Realtors® Celebrates Lori Palermo at Fall Conference

SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY ADVOCATE LORI PALERMO BECOMES 88TH PRESIDENT OF THE OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Lori Palermo, a lifetime Springfield resident and community advocate, was installed into office October 2, 2019 at the Salem Convention Center to serve as the 88th president of the Oregon Association of Realtors® in 2020. Lori will be the first state…

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Catering and Fire Starters topics of October IDEA Talk

The entrepreneurial story of Norm and Virginia Small, founders of Yummy’s Catering Cowboy Cuisine, will be told by Norm at the Oct. 16 IDEA Talk, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at MC’s on Main in downtown Klamath Falls. The Smalls founded Yummy’s in Merrill, Ore., in 1994. The couple originally came to the Klamath Basin in…

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Oregon Business awards Logos Public Charter School 3rd Place in 100 Best Non-Profits to Work For in Oregon

“There is a constant forward-minded progression here…” Medford, October 7, 2019 – Based on anonymous staff surveys, Logos Public Charter School was named #3 by Oregon Business Magazine’s 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the large business category in Oregon! For the previous 3 years, Logos staff have participated, putting Logos in the top…

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Klamath Community College awarded $2.2 million grant to implement career-oriented student success program

Klamath Community College is pleased to announce the college has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to improve retention and graduation rates using a career-oriented student success program. This U.S. Department of Education strengthening institutions program (SIP) grant will be distributed over a five- year period, beginning this year and ending in 2024. The funding…

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Ashland Home Net – The Little Engine that Could

September 24, 2019 E2E Meeting By Cynthia Scherr You can’t escape kindergarten without hearing the story of The Little Engine that Could.  It’s the right encouragement for small children and certainly anyone who starts a business.  Business is an uphill battle, especially when you have something vitally important to deliver, you depend on tracks someone…

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Ruth Miles accepts Secretary of State, Bev Clarno’s offer to be the new Corporation Division Director

Director, Corporation Division, and Tribal Liaison By Greg Henderson As Interim Director, Ruth oversees registration of businesses and nonprofits for the Secretary of State, along with a diverse portfolio including notary commissioning and the state’s UCC system. She also serves as the agency’s tribal liaison. Ruth previously served as the Secretary’s inaugural Small Business Ombudsman,…

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The Heartfelt House on PeaceHealth’s RiverBend campus provides “home away from home” for out-of-town families.

By Sherri Buri McDonald  The Heartfelt House on PeaceHealth’s RiverBend campus provides “home away from home” for out-of-town families. The Heartfelt House, PeaceHealth’s new patient family guest house in Springfield, welcomed its first families on Sept. 10. The 20-room guest house is a tremendous new resource for southern Oregon families who are traveling to the…

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Portland’s Climate Fail: More Driving

By Joe Cortright  Carbon emissions from transportation in Portland increased 6 percent last year In the one are where city policy can make the most difference, greenhouse gas emissions are increasing Portland has long prided itself in being one of the first cities in the US to adopt a legislated goal of reducing its greenhouse…

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Dental Hygiene Students at Oregon Tech Deliver Services to Rural Populations in Jamaica

Six senior students and two faculty members from Oregon Institute of Technology’s (Oregon Tech) dental hygiene program in Klamath Falls traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica earlier this month to provide dental care to underserved communities in rural areas. The trip was part of the International Externship Program (IEP), which provides students the opportunity to travel outside the…

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