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The Journal for Business in Southern Oregon

Special Edition 

Oregon Connections:
Navigating the Funding Flood
October 6 & 7, 2022 - Ashland, Oregon

Featured stories :

Oregon’s once-in-a-lifetime broadband opportunity by Representative Pam Marsh

Broadband Is Just One Piece of the Bigger Digital Equity Puzzle


Journal Articles

Review MUPTE Frequently Asked Questions June

What Is MUPTE? How does it support multi-unit residential development? How does the City determine if a housing project can receive a MUPTE? Why should the City of Eugene support…

NewsBrief: Final Equal Pay Act Rules Published

By: Jenna Reed, JD, General Counsel and Director, Compliance Services Cascade Employers Association On November 19, the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) published the final rules for Oregon’s…

AOC Supports Forest Management of Rural Stability Act

Susan Morgan Rural communities where the federal government owns most of their land have been strapped into the front seat of a financial roller coaster. For more than 100 years,…

Oregon Tech Earns 2019-2020 Military Friendly School Designation

CONTACT: Ashley Van Essen, Public Relations Representative Phone: 541.885.1162 Jan. 23, 2019, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly® School designation.…

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…

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…

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…

Local Lions Clubs raise funds to help build the Heartfelt House

Contact: Sherri Buri McDonald Media Relations, PeaceHealth Oregon 541-520-8219 or SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The Heartfelt House, an $8.4 -million project, has sparked the imaginations and pulled at the heartstrings…

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…

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…

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…

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…


Media Contact: ShanRae Hawkins, | 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…

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…

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…

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

CONTACT: Ashley Van Essen, Public Relations Representative KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has announced a generous community investment of $150,000 from Cascade Health Alliance…

Press Releases

Lithia & GreenCars pledge historic commitment, set SOU’s philanthropic bedrock

September 16, 2022

(Ashland, Ore.) — Southern Oregon University and Medford-based Lithia Motors have announced a philanthropic partnership that will serve as the bedrock of…

Arcimoto Appoints Jesse Fittipaldi as Interim Chief Executive Officer

August 12, 2022

Founder Mark Frohnmayer named Chief Vision Officer EUGENE, Ore., Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of rightsized, outrageously…

Hunter Communications Appoints Ehrika Gladden to Board of Directors 

July 26, 2022

Seasoned technology leader will help expand company’s sales efforts 7/26/2022 Today, Hunter Communications announced the appointment of IT industry veteran, Ehrika Gladden,…

Medford, Oregon Plant Wins Airgas’ National Cylinder Fill Plant of the Year Award

July 11, 2022

A local manufacturing plant that fills and distributes industrial gases in cylinders across the state was named one of two National Cylinder Plants…

Chiloquin to Complete Historic Renovation of the HIRVI Building

June 13, 2022

CVIP Awarded $200,000 for Main Street Revitalization Project Chiloquin Visions In Progress (CVIP) was awarded a $200,000 grant by Oregon Heritage, a…

2nd Annual Southern Oregon Juneteenth Celebration Comes to Medford June 19

June 5, 2022

Excitement builds for 2022 Freedom Day Medford, OREGON (June 5, 2022) — On Sunday, June 19, 2022, BASE will host the 2nd…

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