Johnson To Work On Highway Solutions Effort

Oregon 52nd District State Representative Mark Johnson has been appointed by Governor Kate Brown to serve as co-convener of the Historic Columbia River Highway Collaborative Oregon Solutions project.   Johnson, along with co-convener Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel and a team of public, private and civic leaders, are tasked with developing practical and sustainable solutions to … Read more

Boardman subdivision soothes demand of commuting workforce

Just shy of a year after breaking ground, Boardman’s new Tuscany subdivision celebrated the completion of its first two houses Friday on South Main Street and Wilson Lane. The development marks a major step forward for a city in dire need of housing to accommodate a rapidly growing workforce…

Education for the future

LAKEVIEW — Saylor Antle is 16 and in her second year of taking college courses at Klamath Community College. She’s done it without leaving her hometown of Lakeview. The farthest she has to go is a three-minute walk from Lakeview High School to the Innovation and Learning Center around the corner….

Grand opening Thursday for innovation learning center

LAKEVIEW — Most students are celebrating the end of their school year, but people behind Lake County’s Innovation and Learning Center will celebrate ongoing efforts to expand advanced learning opportunities Thursday. The ceremonial grand opening for the Innovation & Learning Center, set for 4 p.m. Thursday at south wing auditorium at Daly Middle School in … Read more

Makeover to create a learning hub at Daly School

LAKEVIEW — Daly School is finding new life. The former middle school, was closed when seventh- and eighth-grade students were moved to the adjacent Lakeview High School, is being readied to serve as the Lakeview campus for the Western Regional Innovation Learning Center. The new learning center is a cooperative project overseen by Sean Gallagher, … Read more

Klamath Community College offers higher education classes in Lake County

An expanded offering of higher education classes for Lake County residents are envisioned as Klamath Community College takes over as the county’s official provider of higher education services. An agreement reached between officials with KCC, Lake County and Lake County School District No. 7 means KCC will provide dual credit opportunities for secondary students and … Read more

Reading for the future: Schools sign pact to promote early literacy

CHILOQUIN — Chiloquin and the Klamath Tribes are making it the community’s business to ensure young children learn to read. “There is research out there that says if kids can read at an early age they’re a lot more successful,” said Chiloquin Elementary Principal Travis Fast…

Oregon Solutions teams to help children learn to read

CHILOQUIN — Imagine, instead of an ice cream truck, a reading truck. It could drive through rural Chiloquin, Fort Klamath and Sprague River, showing families how to teach young children about early literacy, and giving out goodies along the way. Or, businesses could offer little prizes to children for reading and spelling the names of … Read more