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Community Website Partnership: Informing, Inspiring, and Promoting Resilience in Rural Oregon

By Brooke Nuckles Gentekos and Rhianna Simes, M.S. Ed. When the wildfires ravaged Southern Oregon…

Selling Widgets

Your favorite hobby may be the worst business idea you’ve ever had.  There are times…

Remembering Jeff Rhoden

7/24/1972-8/4/2021 By Jeff Rhodenvia his LinkedIn Profile After a two week battle with COVID, 49…

Remembering Greg Palser

9/12/1952-7/12/2021 By Ed Parker Greg Palser was a smart entrepreneur who pioneered the way to…

Meet the NWTA 
Northwest Telecommunications Association

The NWTA (Northwest Telecommunications Association) is an industry association created by small competitive local exchange…

SOREDI Spotlight on Innovative Internet

By Abigail SkeltonProject Managersoredi.org In late 2019, SOREDI (Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.) and…

Our Digital Imperative

By Rey RamseyFounder and CEOcentri-tech.com In this Digital Age, Americans must decide whether we want…

Is Rural Electrification the Model for Rural Broadband?

As a nation, we can and should build fiber to every rural home, farm and…

Conexon releases Interactive Map to showcase Areas that are unserved defined by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act

We have created a state map, county by county, displaying unserved and underserved as well…

The Magick Net Story

By Harold Millerharold.p@miller.org In September 1995, there were several of us at Rogue Community College…

The Open Door Networks Story

By Alan Oppenheimer I left Apple in late 1994 to move to Ashland and start…

Building Broadband Action Teams 
in Rural Communities

Broadband is a foundational tool for rural communities to ensure their residents are able to…

Connecting Oregon

By Chris Tamarin The Oregon Connections Telecommunications conference is in its twenty-fifth year.  It is…

What is Broadband?

Broadband is a general term used to represent a wide range of telecommunications technologies and…

Broadband in Oregon
 : A Report of the Oregon Broadband Advisory Council

The Oregon Broadband Advisory Council publishes a report on the state of Broadband in Oregon…

Press Releases

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…

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…

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,…


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…

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.…

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…

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