Construction work begins on new, larger Redmond Library; temporary space opens
Construction has begun on the new Redmond Library. Learn more here.
REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The new Redmond Library is officially under construction after six years of planning and preparation, officials said Thursday. The 40,000-square-foot library is slated to open in the fall of 2024.
“It’s an exciting time as we look toward the library’s future in Redmond,” said Library Director Todd Dunkelberg. “We have heard the community ask for more meeting spaces, work spaces and areas for both children and teens, as well as more books and collections in general. We are responding with a new building that will provide all of that, plus essential library resources and tools for our digital age.”
A temporary Redmond Library location…
USDA invests millions to bring high-speed internet to rural Oregon
The USDA allocated $7 million in funding for high-speed internet in rural Oregon communities. Learn more here.
OREGON CITY, Ore. — A major investment in bringing high-speed reliable internet to rural communities in Oregon was announced Tuesday.
Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Jewel Bronaugh joined U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, in Oregon City where they announced $7 million in funding for Clear Creek Communications, a century-old provider in that area.
They say the money will help make broadband more accessible and more affordable for hundreds of people in that community.
“You can’t have big league quality of life in rural Oregon with little league transportation and communications systems,” Wyden said.
The announcement comes on the heels…
New round of Pacific Power Foundation grants tops $300K, focuses on education, STEM learning
The Pacific Power Foundation is donating more than 300K for education and STEM learning. Find out more here.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Research shows that learning happens best when social, emotional and cognitive growth are connected. High-quality, evidence-based programs are also critical to positive academic outcomes, better attendance and improved graduation rates.
That’s why Pacific Power puts funding and resources behind schools and organizations that work toward these goals and open the doors of opportunity for learners of all ages.
The Pacific Power Foundation, a nonprofit arm of Pacific Power, is donating more than $300,000 in new grant funding across the three states it serves to support organizations that provide education and STEM learning opportunities. From financial literacy classes and early educational intervention programs to…
OSU-Cascades research, sponsored activities attract over $5.7 million in past year
OSU Cascades received more than $5.7 million for research and other grant funding this past fiscal year. Find out more here!
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Research and other grant funding at Oregon State University – Cascades reached more than $5.7 million during the past fiscal year ended June 30, a record for the Bend campus.
“OSU-Cascades researchers and experts increasingly fulfill our commitment to Central Oregon, the state and nation, advancing regional economic development priorities and contributing to a growing and innovative branch campus of OSU,” said Andrew Ketsdever, interim vice president of OSU-Cascades.
Research at OSU-Cascades contributes to Oregon State’s leadership as the state’s top comprehensive public research university. This past fiscal year research funding…