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SCOEDD - In the News

Program would use federal funds to fight Klamath Falls blight

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Wed Aug 04 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Lakeview Community Partnership Announces Historic Alger Theater Marquee Restoration Project

Lakeview Community Partnership Announces Historic Alger Theater Marquee Restoration Project

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Sun Aug 01 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New fine dining option in Lakeview

A project years in the making recently came to fruition with the opening of the new Neon Cowboy Steakhouse and Saloon located at Hunters Hot Springs in Lakeview.

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Wed Jul 21 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD longtime director to retire

South Central Oregon Economic Development District will soon be losing its longtime — and only — executive director, Betty Riley, who has been at SCOEDD’s helm since 2006.

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Mon Jun 21 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

More county money available to help businesses impacted by COVID-19

Klamath County has more than $600,000 in additional funding to address COVID-19 impacts on local businesses, and it’s eager to distribute it.

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Wed May 19 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Klamath County has received an additional $602,773.34 in funding to support Oregon local businesses

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Tue May 18 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Klamath County has received additional funding to support Oregon businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Klamath County has received an additional $602,773.34 in funding to support Oregon businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19.

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Tue May 18 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Lake County receives $600K from EPA

Lake County will benefit from another round of funding recently awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields grant program.

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Mon May 17 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD receives grant to build Klamath Basin Food Network

Program aims to grow Klamath’s agricultural economy through expanded market access for local farmers, ranchers and producers to consumers, restaurateurs and grocers in the Klamath Basin and beyond.

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Sat May 15 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Current, future Brownfields projects addressed

As the current Brownfields grant winds down, a final public meeting was held with Keith Ziobron, senior principal and branch manager for environmental consulting firm Cardno, at the Lake County Courthouse.

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Tue Apr 13 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New grant can help pay for $25,000 in home repairs

The Klamath Lake Regional Housing Center, a nonprofit under the South Central Oregon Economic Development District, is looking for homeowners in need of major home repairs.

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Mon Mar 29 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

New grant can help pay for $25,000 in home repairs

The Klamath Lake Regional Housing Center, a nonprofit under the South Central Oregon Economic Development District, is looking for homeowners in need of major home repairs.

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Mon Mar 29 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD'S Spotlight | #1

Welcome to SCOEDD'S first Newsletter! The South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) is focused on creating a thriving economy, rooted in our local renewable resources, the resourcefulness of our people, and our willingness to work together for the mutual benefit of both Klamath and Lake Counties.

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Tue Mar 23 2021 07:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

38 Lake County businesses received combined $547,500

Thirty-eight businesses throughout Lake County recently received a combined $547,500 in funding through the COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program administered by the South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD).

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Sun Feb 21 2021 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Local lavender farm could boost Basin agritourism

K-Falls Essentials, run by Cliff and Diana Warrick, produces homemade lavender products. This summer, they hope to open their small lavender farm to the public.

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Tue Jan 26 2021 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

$1.8M EPA grant will provide woodstove alternatives and improve air quality in Klamath Falls, Oregon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $1,839,947 million Targeted Airshed Grant to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Klamath County Public Health and local partners to support ongoing efforts to improve air quality and protect community health in Klamath Falls.

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Wed Dec 09 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Grant applications open for Klamath businesses impacted by freeze

Applications are open for another round of state business relief funding, with Klamath County in charge of more than $1 million to award to businesses impacted by the two-week freeze to slow COVID.

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Sat Dec 05 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

SCOEDD Launches business assistance grant program

The South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) announced today that it has opened the application for the Klamath County COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program. Klamath County has received $1,098,616 in funding from the State of Oregon to support the program.

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Fri Dec 04 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Grants for businesses impacted by the Governor's "freeze" expanded

The Klamath County Commissioners previously announced help for businesses impacted by the Governor’s “freeze” Executive Order restrictions. The County has received just over one million dollars from the State to distribute. The Board of Commissioners has asked South Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD) to distribute the funds via a grant program, prioritizing “freeze” impacted businesses.

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Mon Nov 30 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Hart Mountain Store owner receives loan, reports best year

Thanks to a $165,000 loan from Southern Central Oregon Economic Development District (SCOEDD), Hart Mountain Store owner David Heath is able to refinance another loan he received on the business and use the remaining funds for some upgrades.

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Mon Nov 23 2020 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)