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KCC Small Business Development Center ramps up services to help local businesses navigate assistance programs

May 14, 2020

The Klamath Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has ramped up its services for Klamath and Lake counties and is actively working with lenders, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Business Oregon, and numerous local leaders to help business owners and entrepreneurs understand the latest developments with the rapidly changing business climate and the numerous…

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Local high school students seize opportunity, enroll in courses at Klamath Community College and Oregon Tech

May 4, 2020

Isaac Pena says as a young boy one of his favorite playtime activities was to walk around the house and handcu his parents, then shu e them into a room he playfully called “jail.” Pena, now a 16-year-old sophomore at Mazama High School, said he plans to pursue a career in law enforcement, and he…

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Oregon Tech Transitions Spring Term to Remote Delivery of Courses

March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon- As Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”) continues to monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, President Nagi Naganathan announced that all courses will be taught through remote delivery for the entire spring term between April 6 and June 12, 2020. The decision is an extension of the University’s remote delivery operating…

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KCC to move all academic, GED, and ESL spring term courses online; workforce trainings are delayed

March 19, 2020

Klamath Community College is in the process of transferring all spring term courses to an online format that will allow students to participate from any place with an internet connection. Spring term will be a 10-week term, starting on April 6 and ending on June 12. “KCC is committed to providing quality education for all…

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Oregon Tech proactively preparing its campuses, teaching sites for a comprehensive response to Coronavirus

March 7, 2020

March 7, 2020; KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has deployed a COVID-19 response team to ensure that it is prepared should any of its students, employees or campus contacts test positive for the coronavirus. With new presumptive cases announced today in Klamath, Jackson and Washington counties, university officials are continuing to communicate…

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Klamath IDEA Announces Upcoming Launch of New Web Platform for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

March 7, 2020

Klamath IDEA announced today that on March 18 it will launch an innovative new web platform that will connect the region’s growing entrepreneurial and small business community to expert service providers and resources. The site is powered by SourceLink®, a nationally known platform supporting entrepreneurial ecosystems in over 100 communities nationwide.  Kat Rutledge, director of…

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Oregon Tech Welcomes New Dentist to Full-Service Campus Clinic

February 25, 2020

Feb. 24, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Residents in Klamath County have a new option when it comes to dental care. The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” previously was only able to provide preventive services, such as cleanings, radiographs, screenings and fluoride. Now with the addition of a full time dentist, Dr. Andrew…

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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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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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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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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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