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Badger to Owl program unveiled in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Higher education officials in Klamath Falls are working on ways to transform badgers into owls. The ‘Badger to Owl’ program is aimed at helping Klamath Community College students continue their education at Oregon Institute of Technology, with a …

‘Shark Tech’ competition at Oregon Tech

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A ‘Shark Tank’ competition is underway at Oregon Tech, featuring student entrepreneurs vying for seed money to start their own business. Joslyn Lindsey is working with a team called ‘Minimize’.  “We are working on bringing a tiny house …

Universities assess cost of Oregon’s minimum wage

Ashland, Ore. — Oregon’s minimum wage will start climbing higher in a matter of months, affecting local businesses, big corporations and the state’s public universities where hundreds of students work at minimum wage. Now, university officials say they’ll have to evaluate how …

OIT president staying put

Klamath Falls, Ore. — It looks like Oregon Tech’s president won’t be leaving the school anytime soon. School President Christopher Maples was a finalist for the president at Marshall University in West Virginia. But the school announced Tuesday that they’re hiring a …

College students start fall term in Oregon

Ore. — Southern Oregon University students are back in the classroom Monday morning. Many students wrapped up the move in process over the weekend. This marks the first year Southern Oregon University is run by a local board of trustees. This year could …