Camp Florence learns ‘heavy metal’

June 24, 2020

The young men spending time at the Camp Florence Youth Transitional Facility, located on South Jetty Road, are in the area as part of a comprehensive program designed to improve their life skills and return them to the world and workforce better prepared to succeed.

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EPA selects nine projects in Oregon and Washington for $4.75 million in Brownfields Funding

May 7, 2020

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that nine Northwest tribes and communities will receive a total of $4.75 million to assess and clean up contaminated properties under the agency’s Brownfields Program.

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Oregon Department of Human Services Awards Training Contract to BTI

May 6, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce that the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has awarded a contract to BTI to provide workforce development training and support services to individuals who are recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor Has Construction In Her DNA

May 3, 2020

When Dawson Vanderwiele walks into a heavy equipment operator training class in Baker Technical Institute in Baker City, Ore., not many students suspect that she’s the instructor.

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Wallowa Memorial Hospital Partners with Baker Technical Institute for Nursing Assistant Training

May 1, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce a partnership with Wallowa Memorial Hospital to provide local training in their area to increase the number of Certified Nursing Assistants in the region.

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OTEC Employees Train in Wilderness First Aid

April 14, 2020

Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative member-owners know it is a gift to live in Eastern Oregon. Our way of life is intricately shaped by the beauty Mother Nature has provided in rural Oregon.

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Baker Technical Institute designs and produces face shields for Baker County healthcare providers to battle COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is working to make face shields using 3D printers in their engineering lab to help Baker County healthcare providers and emergency first responders meet the rising need for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Baker Technical Institute Launches Certified Medical Assistant Program

February 11, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce the addition of a Certified Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program. Initially, the program will be available in Baker, Malheur, Grant, and Harney counties.

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