Archive for January 2019

Best of 2018: Winning is the Absence of Losing

by Charles Marohn There are two notable things about this post that made me glad to feature it in our annual “best of” week. The first is that it’s a good year whenever Nassim Taleb publishes a new book. In 2018, it was Skin in the Game, a book that I’m absolutely going to include…

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Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Receives $20 Million Grant to Support Rehabilitation of Bridge Structures on the Coos Bay Rail Line

News and Information from – Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Coos Bay, Ore. – The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) is pleased to announce the award of a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support rehabilitation of 15 bridge structures along the Coos Bay Rail Line. The…

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12 Tips for Making Video a Reality in 2019

By Holly Paige, Wave One Group If 2019 is the year you’re finally going to start producing video content to promote your business or organization, here is a handful of tips to help you plan a flawless video campaign in the New Year. 1. Know why you’re producing a video. This should be obvious, but…

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Local Lions Clubs raise funds to help build the Heartfelt House

Contact: Sherri Buri McDonald Media Relations, PeaceHealth Oregon 541-520-8219 or SBuriMcDonald@peacehealth.org SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The Heartfelt House, an $8.4 -million project, has sparked the imaginations and pulled at the heartstrings of a diverse group of donors, including individuals, corporations and community service clubs. Entirely funded through philanthropy, the house is emblematic of the region’s tremendous…

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The Present We Didn’t Ask For

by Jason D. Norris, CFA Executive Vice President of Research Merry Christmas You Filthy Animal – Home Alone 2, Lost in New York – 1992 That’s how equity investors received the Federal Reserve’s rate hike and comments earlier this week. While expectations were for the Fed to raise the federal funds rate by 0.25 percent,…

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Fed Hikes Rates, Market Tumbles

BY: DUY@UOREGON.EDU The Federal Reserve hiked rates as expected at December’s meeting while delivering a more hawkish message than Wall Street was hoping for. Equities tumbled and the yield curve flattened further as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s press conference wore on. I can’t imagine that the Fed is pleased with this outcome. That said,…

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South Douglas County’s Employment Base Differs from the Rest of the County

by Annette Shelton-Tiderman The south Douglas County communities of Winston, Dillard, Myrtle Creek, Tri-City, Canyonville, Riddle, Days Creek, Glendale, and surrounding areas, do not have the same employment base as the rest of Douglas County. This small area accounts for approximately 20 percent of the county’s overall employment and is noticeably different. The following graphs…

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Prineville – In the Center of It All

By Greg Henderson It might have been 45 million years ago that the Crooked River Caldera was under nature’s construction. The ground shook and mountains grew and exploded into molten lava and ash that made Mount Saint Helens a rather ho-hum spectacle. Today the 10,000 people living in Prineville, call the center of the caldera…

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CROOKED RIVER WETLANDS RECOGNIZED AMONG NATION’S TOP MUNICIPAL PROJECTS

Media Contact: ShanRae Hawkins, shanrae@hellostingray.com | 541-390-6411 (PRINEVILLE, Ore)—The City of Prineville is once again in the national spotlight. This time, for its environmental stewardship. Two national organizations have recognized Prineville’s recently completed Crooked River Wetlands project as an outstanding. In November, the project was one of only five nationwide to be named “Exceptional” by…

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Anderson Perry and City of Prineville Win Project of the Year

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Oregon announced the winners of the 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards, and for the first time since the program’s inception more than 50 years ago, an eastern Oregon firm’s project was selected for Project of the Year. In total, 31 projects were honored at the Awards Gala, which…

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Forecast of Aviation Demand

Forecasts of aviation activity are used to identify expected activity levels and based aircraft at individual airports in the system. A statewide perspective on aviation activity also affords the opportunity to examine the context for changes at Oregon airports. Where individual master plans or Airport Layout Plans (ALPs) look in detail at the local situation,…

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Cascade Health Alliance Invests in Children with Expansion Grant to Oregon Tech Behavior Improvement Clinic

CONTACT: Ashley Van Essen, Public Relations Representative ashley.vanessen@oit.edu KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has announced a generous community investment of $150,000 from Cascade Health Alliance (CHA), for the critical expansion of Oregon Tech’s Behavior Improvement Group Applied Behavior Analysis (BIG ABA) clinic. Focusing primarily on the treatment of children with…

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