Senior Center packed for Red Rock Biofuels public info meeting

The senior center meeting room was at capacity last night with folks hoping to learn more about the possibility of Red Rock Biofuels LLC, a company that gasifies woody biomass into diesel, jet fuel, and naphtha, coming to Lakeview, OR. There were a lot of great questions asked last night about the its projected impacts on […]

The World’s Most Advanced Building Material Is… Wood

“But the biggest driving force behind the turn toward wood is a growing awareness among architects and developers about their field’s contribution to climate change. “Our industry leads all others in terms of its impact on the planet and human health,” Waugh says. Concrete and steel require enormous amounts of energy to produce and transport, […]

The Climate Trust | [AUDIO] Entrepreneurs Find Ways To Make Money From Carbon Emissions

Follow this link to listen: The Climate Trust | [AUDIO] Entrepreneurs Find Ways To Make Money From Carbon Emissions.

Promise campaigns across the country use Lake County as inspiration

Promise campaigns across the country use Lake County as inspiration By Kurt Liedtke A veritable fortune of financial support for Lake County students exists to pursue higher education opportunities, recognizing that value in education is the key in maintaining economic vitality. Many of these funds have been formed to replicate the intention of the Bernard […]

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USDA Rural Development program has awarded $194,053 to the ILC

A grant of $194,053 will help Klamath Community College (KCC) provide college-level courses to Lake County residents. The funds will support installation of advanced communications technology providing live, real time video connections allowing KCC instructors to deliver college courses to students in five Lake County locations: the Innovation and Learning Center, Lake District Hospital, Lakeview […]

In Southern Oregon, a $200M project to turn forestry waste into jet fuel – Portland Business Journal

In Southern Oregon, a $200M project to turn forestry waste into jet fuel – Portland Business Journal.      

Innovation & Learning Center Becoming A Reality

The Innovation & Learning Center (ILC) is moving faster than any of us thought. Progress to-date: 1. Klamath Community College (KCC) and Lake County Commissioners MOU has been signed 2. Lake County School District (LCSD) #7 and KCC MOU has been signed 3. Oregon Solutions Project designated by Governor Kitzhaber has been completed. Go to […]

Land Conservation and Development Commission

Land Conservation and Development Commission held their regular board meeting in Lakeview on July 19-20, 2012. Ken Kestner, Lake County Commissioner, Ray Simms, Lakeview Town Manager, and I gave the commission a tour of renewable energy Projects. The projects included the Black Cap Solar, Lakeview Solar, Town of Lakeview geothermal system for Warner Correction facility […]

Paisley 2012 Cool Schools Feasibility Grant

The Paisley School District is critical to the economic well being of the community. If the school ever had to close the economic fall out would be considerable as students would have to travel 90 miles/day to attend school. This would mean employers like the Forest Service would not be able to attract employees with […]

PBS Visits Lake County

    Spring 2012 LCRI took PBS’s This American Land show for a whirl wind tour of Lake County. We introduced them to the folks that are turning Lake County around with renewable energy and environmental stewardship. Here are some of the highlights: To view the PBS video about Lake County click here, Renewable Energy […]