Two storylines compete for attention in K-12 education. One is about arguments, and the other is about agreements.
To rephrase Leon Trotsky: You may not be interested in artificial intelligence, but artificial intelligence is interested in you.”
Police excess gained huge attention after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in 2020 and again after the alleged beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis last month. But police excess isn’t new.
If Oregon legislators wind up their session this year without substantially addressing limits on campaign contributions, there will be no publicly acceptable excuses — not even that of their own self-interest.
Op-ed: City, county ignoring citizens' concerns in pushing forward with fighter jet in Veterans Park
From the start, when the proposal to mount a fighter jet in Veterans Park broke in the newspaper, a group of citizens wrote letters to the editor and gave testimony to the Klamath Falls City Council.
Our City Council members and County Commissioners deserve our thanks for their actions at Wednesday night’s joint City/County meeting. They displayed a leadership so desperately needed in these difficult economic and political times.
Candidates for governor are in a league of their own. Debates matter in these contests. Heads turn when the power hitters come to bat. And, unlike in the primaries, these are not events when the voters who show up are all wearing team caps. So, it’s the unaffiliated voters, now more numerous…
The Consumer Price Index has been increasing at close to a 5 percent annual rate. The Federal Reserve just announced its plans to begin tapering its bond purchases — essentially scaling back an economic stimulus — later this month, but the market is not expecting it to fight inflation by rai…
The following story is part of a Herald and News series called “Project Klamath,” focused on solutions to the Klamath Basin water crisis in light of climate change. The project has been supported by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Environmental Solutions Initiative and is availab…
In this season of giving, many of us set aside money to support causes that improve our community and our world.
Across the nation, pundits are using a troublingly-descriptive phrase to describe communities that can no longer sustain a community news organization: “news deserts.”
Senate Bill 1013, passed by the 2019 Oregon Legislature, has had a tumultuous history. It’s a bill about the death penalty. And it’s proven to mean more than legislators said they intended.
It has been a long string of tough times for everybody, so how about a little of the good stuff: The Herald and News has been chosen as one of five rural media outlets across the country to receive a $20,000 grant from Microsoft and Report for America.
This marks the third and final time that I have written my formal goodbyes as a journalist — an industry in which I never thought I would work to begin with, yet alone find enough success to be welcomed back repeatedly. But this time I mean it!
Local school districts are doing the right thing in complying with the governor’s mandate that all staff be vaccinated for COVID-19. Parents should also do their part in making sure their children go to school with masks — also part of the governor’s mandate — both to keep themselves safe an…
In almost the same breath that state officials announced that an average Oregon taxpayer may get a $850 kicker tax rebate, they were hinting at changing the kicker.
Fireworks are not banned in Oregon or Klamath County or Klamath Falls, but everyone agrees they’re a bad idea this year.
As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, there’s a sense of relief and optimism that things will return to normal. Long-awaited family gatherings, birthday parties and graduation ceremonies are finally happening in person. Sporting events have fans in the stands, airports are busy, and we…
A majority of people in Central Oregon have mixed feelings when it comes to tourism, according to the results of a survey done by Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.
A recent study that draws heavily on Deschutes County found an “overwhelming consensus” among law enforcement officers that Oregon’s marijuana laws are poorly written and confusing.
Gov. Kate Brown is getting blowback from political opponents who are leveraging the actions of her allies in an attempt to derail a new state policy requiring Oregon residents to show proof of vaccination at some venues and businesses with more relaxed COVID-19 rules.
Henley High School senior dies, presumed drowned
Top-seeded Henley gets stung in Class 4A state softball finale, losing 16-0 to The Dalles
Top-seeded Henley edges Pendleton 11-10 in eight innings, reaches Class 4A state softball title game
Lane closures planned for Graduation Sensation
Dotson, Ryan Allen