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People’s Bank Committed to Serving Communities

April 4, 2020

Medford, Oregon – People’s Bank of Commerce (OTCBB: PBCO) is pleased to announce that its $5 million capital offering was fully subscribed and completed on March 11, 2020. The new capital will add strength and resiliency to the Bank, which is committed to serving its communities during the COVID-19 crisis. As a Preferred Lender with…

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Important Employment Law Update

March 27, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) by NAGEL & PADILLA, LLC Nagel & Padilla LLC, Certified Public Accountants, Business, and Financial Advisorsninfo@nagelpadilla.com You and/or your family may be affected, as an employer, an employee, a self-employed worker, or all three, by these changes. On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Congress passed and the President signed into law,…

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Swedish Engineering West Changes Name to Eugene Car Care & Adds 2 Lines of Cars for Specialty Repair Service

March 26, 2020

Name Change bold customer service move as Repair Shop also to specialize in Toyota and Lexus cars!      Eugene, OR – Building on its reputation for superior customer service, Swedish Engineering West has responded to customer preferences by taking the unusual step of renaming their business to Eugene Car Care, and now offering specialized, computer-based mechanical…

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Experienced Trust Officer Adrian Snyder Joins D.A. Davidson Trust Company in Medford

March 25, 2020

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – March 25, 2020 – D.A. Davidson Trust Company has hired Adrian Snyder, a highly experienced professional, as Vice President, Trust Officer. He will work from the company’s Medford office, serving as a resource for clients across the Pacific Northwest and northern California. Snyder is responsible for assisting clients with the development and implementation of…

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2020 Gas Outlook • Market Fundamenatals

March 23, 2020

The technological renaissance that unlocked gas and oil from shale has gifted North America with a vast energy resource. (See Figures S1-S4 for current North American shale plays, production growth since 2000 and projected long-term supply through 2040.)  The Pacific Northwest is located adjacent to two prolific producing regions: The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin spanning…

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Governor Kate Brown Tightens Social Distancing Measures, Tells Oregonians to “Stay Home, Save Lives”

March 23, 2020

Updated orders for individuals, businesses, public organizations, and outdoor spaces to prevent COVID-19 spread Portland, OR—Governor Kate Brown today issued Executive Order 20-12 , directing everyone in Oregon to stay at home to the maximum extent possible and adding to the list of businesses that will be temporarily closed to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon.…

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Banks are Open for Business

March 21, 2020

By Jim Teece I just got a message from Ken Trautman, president of People’s Bank. Full disclosure – I proudly serve on the board of People’s Bank. He wanted me to help him get the word out. “People’s Bank is going to help. No need to hold a lot of cash, your Debit and credit cards will…

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Oregon Tech Transitions Spring Term to Remote Delivery of Courses

March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon- As Oregon Institute of Technology (“Oregon Tech”) continues to monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation, President Nagi Naganathan announced that all courses will be taught through remote delivery for the entire spring term between April 6 and June 12, 2020. The decision is an extension of the University’s remote delivery operating…

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KCC to move all academic, GED, and ESL spring term courses online; workforce trainings are delayed

March 19, 2020

Klamath Community College is in the process of transferring all spring term courses to an online format that will allow students to participate from any place with an internet connection. Spring term will be a 10-week term, starting on April 6 and ending on June 12. “KCC is committed to providing quality education for all…

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State announces 18 new COVID-19 cases

March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 Oregon now has a total of 65 people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The Oregon Health Authority announced 18 new cases of the novel coronavirus as of 10:30 a.m. today. OHA is reporting 18 total new cases in the following counties: Clackamas (4), Linn (5), Marion (1), Multnomah (1) and Washington…

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New Medford Publishing Company Releases Resource Guides That Answer Business & Community Service Needs

March 11, 2020

(Medford, OR) — Collaborative Publishing Solutions (CPS), owned by Charlotte Hodel, is a new business which opened in November 2019 whose mission is to serve Southern Oregon through its upcoming multimedia platform publications and promotional campaigns. These publications fulfill perceived voids and needs in the local business and community service sectors. CPS also works with local…

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Lane County Public Health Opens Call Center and Joint Information Center in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

March 11, 2020

Contact: 541-682-1390 or email corona-info@lanecountyor.gov Lane County has opened a call center beginning March 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. to answer community questions regarding the Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The call center, which can be reached by calling 541-682-1380, is part of the Joint Information Center (JIC) established on March 9, 2020 by Lane County Health &…

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