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Citizens Bank Adds New Directors

October 12, 2021

CORVALIS, Ore. – Citizens Bank and Citizens Bancorp are proud to announce the appointment of Doug Boysen and Roger Busse to its Board of Directors. “We are delighted to have both Doug and Roger join our Board of Directors’” said Bill Humphreys’ Sr., Chairman of the Board.  “They each bring an extraordinarily high level of…

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Columbia Banking System And Umpqua Holdings Corporation Combining To Create The West Coast’s Leading Regional Bank

October 12, 2021

A Scaled Organization, Positioned to Win in Some of the Country’s Most Attractive Growth Markets Commercial Lending Focus Complemented by Highly Recognized Retail Franchise Meaningful Value Creation to Shareholders and Strong Pro Forma Profitability Like-minded Institutions with Common Cultural Values TACOMA, Wash. and PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Banking System, Inc. (“Columbia”) (Nasdaq: COLB), the parent company of Columbia…

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Employee-Owned Bi-Mart to Exit Pharmacy Business and Transition Pharmacy Services to Walgreens

September 30, 2021

Bi-Mart to Focus on Strengthening Store Operations and Expand Across the Pacific NorthwestWalgreens to Transition Most Prescription Files to Nearby Locations EUGENE, Ore. and DEERFIELD, Ill. Sept. 30, 2021 – The Bi-Mart executive team, on behalf of itsemployee-owners, and Walgreens today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement,pursuant to which Walgreens will acquire Bi-Mart’s…

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ROGUE VALLEY AIRPORT ADDS DIRECT FLIGHT TO RENO-TAHOE

September 29, 2021

First Flight: Sunday, October 31, 2021 Limited Time Special Introductory $49 Fares, www.flyaha.com* The Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport has added a direct flight to Reno/North Tahoe through ExpressJet Airlines. Flights will begin on Sunday, October 31, 2021, and will operate each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, departing Medford at 11:55 a.m., arriving in Reno-Tahoe at 1:05 p.m.…

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Florence Chamber Updates Membership Options

September 8, 2021

The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce has evolved in recent years to become a regional catalyst, convener,and champion of our community’s businesses. Chamber president and CEO Bettina Hannigan is ever eager toremind people that the Chamber is all about a strong business community that results in a strong economy toadvance the causes of businesses, families,…

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SOU offers new, accelerated option for bachelor’s degree plus MBA

September 7, 2021

The SOU School of Business has launched a new, accelerated option for its MBA program that will enable eligible students to earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration in as little as four years, and save time and money on their educational pathway. “This is an opportunity for high-achieving undergraduate students to fast-track…

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Port of Coos Bay Enters into Memorandum of Understanding with Development Firm to Construct Multimodal Container Terminal

September 7, 2021

It is anticipated that construction of this facility will support approximately 500 short-term construction jobs and up to 250 permanent, full-time family wage jobs. The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay announced Wednesday that it has partnered with NorthPoint Development, a development firm based in Riverside, MO, to construct a multimodal container facility on the…

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New Small Business SOCARES Grant 2021 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

May 17, 2021

SO CARES COVID19 Small Business Grants JACKSON COUNTY: Applications will be accepted for Jackson County businesses between 12 pm PST on Friday, May 14 – 11:59 pm PST on Thursday, May 20. (extended from 5/17 to 5/20)   These funds are designated to businesses who were impacted by the April 30th COVID19 risk rating change to “Extreme”. Businesses…

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Postal Connections® to Add 4th Location in Bend-Redmond Area

May 6, 2021

Leading Shipping and Business Services Provider Coming Soon to Bend River Mall BEND, OR – Postal Connections®, one of the nation’s premier providers of retail packaging, shipping, mail receiving and eBay customer-sales support, will soon open a third Bend location. The new service center is planning a late-spring arrival at Bend River Mall, which is situated on the…

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OSU releases new, antioxidant-rich purple tomato

April 13, 2021

April 09, 2021 – OSU News CORVALLIS, Ore. – The new Oregon State University-developed tomato Midnight Roma follows in the steps of 10-year-old Indigo Rose, the first antioxidant-rich purple tomato available on the market. Indigo Rose was bred by Jim Myers, vegetable breeder and professor in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences. Midnight Roma is the…

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Arcimoto Announces Move to Nasdaq Global Market

April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021 EUGENE, Ore.–Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets, today announced that it has received approval from NASDAQ to begin listing its shares of common stock on The NASDAQ Global Market effective today, April 12, 2021. The move to The NASDAQ Global…

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$750,000 grant to Eugene’s Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) from Department of Commerce

April 6, 2021

4/6/2021 United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo today announced the Department of Commerce is awarding a $750,000 grant to Eugene’s Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN). RAIN will use the funds to support startups and small businesses impacted by the pandemic in Lane County and surrounding areas. The Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation…

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