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‘Downtown Supporters of Arts & Culture’ Make Significant Donation to Ross Ragland Theater

February 20, 2020

Klamath Falls Downtown Association (KFDA) held its Annual Meeting & Social February 12, where – among many other evening highlights – it announced the results of its matching fund drive to support the Ross Ragland Theater’s (RRT) “Light the Tower!” capital campaign. The fund drive had an initial goal of $5,000. Attendees at the event…

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KCC board of trustees approve process to incorporate North Lake into KCC taxing district

February 16, 2020

2/11/20 KLAMATH FALLS — The Klamath Community College board of trustees voted unanimously at its January meeting to approve the process of transitioning the community college district in north Lake County to the Klamath Community College taxing district. The final approval will be determined by the state Legislative Assembly in the form of a bill…

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Complying with the Real ID Act

February 16, 2020

The Real ID Act, passed in 2005, enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the federal government “set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver’s licenses.”  The Act, effective on October 1, 2020, establishes minimum security standards for license issuance and production. It also prohibits federal agencies from accepting forms of identification…

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Kim Young Brings Depth to SOREDI as New Business Development Manager

February 16, 2020

Date: February 11, 2020 Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) is pleased to announce that Kim Young has joined the Business Development team at SOREDI, effective February 4, 2020. Young recently relocated to the region from La Grande, where she was the Executive Director of Greater Oregon (GO) STEM at Eastern Oregon University. She…

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Senate Confirms Phoenix, Oregon City Councilor Stuart Warren as Land Conservation and Development Commissioner

February 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 7, 2020  SALEM – On February 5, the Oregon Senate confirmed Stuart Warren as a commissioner on the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC). Warren’s term will begin February 14, 2020 and end September 30, 2020. Warren is filling an unexpired term and is eligible for reappointment to two full terms. He…

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Oregon Tech Earns 2020-2021 Military Friendly School Designation

February 16, 2020

Feb. 11, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has again earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. In its 19th year, the Military Friendly school list is a standard for which higher education institutions…

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Port of Coos Bay Releases 2020 Scholarship Application

February 7, 2020

Coos Bay, OR – The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for its scholarship program.  In its second year, the scholarship program reflects the Port’s dedication in supporting the growth and development of Oregon’s South Coast regional economy by encouraging the workforce of tomorrow.  Eligible applicants…

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Cribbins Appointed To EPA Local Government Advisory Committee

February 4, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently selected Coos County Commission Board Chair Melissa Cribbins to serve as a member of the Agency’s Local Government Advisory Committee, effective immediately.   The LGAC provides advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator to develop stronger partnerships with local governments to deliver environmental services and programs.  The committee…

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People’s Bank of Commerce Reports Earnings

January 27, 2020

Medford, Oregon – People’s Bank of Commerce (OTCBB: PBCO) announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2019 operations.  The bank reported net income of $4,068,000 for the full year of 2019 compared to $3,398,000 in 2018, a 20% increase. In 2019 earnings per diluted share were $1.32 compared $1.14 per…

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The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce announces Excellence in Education awards

January 27, 2020

January 23, 2020 COOS BAY, Ore. – The Bay Area Chamber of Commerce believes that great education and a great economy go hand in hand. Thriving businesses support a healthy education system, and graduates who are ready for work or college strengthen our local businesses and community. The Chamber has a goal of building bridges…

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KCC to host a series of information sessions to help navigate the nursing program application process

January 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1/22/20  KLAMATH FALLS — Klamath Community College is hosting a series of information sessions to help those interested in earning a nursing degree learn what it takes to be accepted into the college’s nursing program.  The sessions are open to the public.  “KCC’s nursing program is highly competitive and a certain level…

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Britt Website Receives Significant Upgrade

January 16, 2020

January 16, 2020 MEDFORD, OR –  Britt Music & Arts Festival announces the redesign and significant upgrade of their website that will improve the ability of Britt patrons and fans to purchase tickets and learn about various operations of the non-profit organization. Constructed by web design firm Project A, the new design is constructed on…

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