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MEDFORD, OR – People’s Bank of Commerce and its board of directors have unanimously approved a…

Business Not As Usual: The Most Important Thing to Do Now to Prepare for an Uncertain Future

By Chris Cook, Capiche  Now’s the time to plan for the new normal as we…

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Meet Chad Sobotka – and his Pandemic Project

Chad Sobotka is a brilliant Network Engineer. He manages the Ashland Fiber Network and works…

Oregon Pacific Bank Announces Second Quarter Earnings Results

Oregon Pacific Bancorp, and its wholly owned subsidiary Oregon Pacific Bank, reported quarterly net income…

Yelp Economic Average Uncovers a Drop in Total Business Closures and a Rise in Permanent Closures During the Second Quarter

By Julianne RoweSenior Manager, Corporate and Product Communications | Yelp, Inc. Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP),…

All About DoorDash

Food Delivery is one segment of the economy that took off as we shut down…

Umpqua Bank Releases Nationwide Study gauging the impact of COVID-19

Umpqua Bank | DHM Research  Business Resiliency Survey – August 2020  Umpqua Bank released its…

McMenamins is looking for investors for the first time outside the family

From McMenamins is looking for investors who are interested in revitalizing neighborhoods, honoring art,…

5 Minute Profile: Hydro Flask, Bend

By Jim Teece Each Month I spend 5 minutes using the web to find information…

July 2020 Employment and Unemployment in Oregon’s Counties

by Press Release State or Oregon Employment Department In July 2020, 35 of Oregon’s 36 counties…

Lithia Reports Highest Second Quarter Net Income in Company History

Declares Dividend of $0.31 Per Share for Second Quarter  by Press Release Lithia Motors, Inc.…

Oregon Jobs Recovery Slows in July

by Anna Johnson, Senior Economic Analyst, for Employment in Oregon Oregon’s total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 20,500 jobs…

Hunter Gets Bought, and a New CEO, Wins Awards and Launches Fiber to the Home in Medford. All since April.

by Jim Teece Via Press Releases and an Interview Big things are happening at Hunter Communications…

Powell Green Lights Easier Policy But Details Lacking

By Tim Duy, Senior Director, Oregon Economic Forum, Professor of Practice Department of Economics, University…

Press Releases

Kim Young Brings Depth to SOREDI as New Business Development Manager

February 16, 2020

Date: February 11, 2020 Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) is pleased to announce that Kim Young has joined the Business…

Senate Confirms Phoenix, Oregon City Councilor Stuart Warren as Land Conservation and Development Commissioner

February 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 7, 2020  SALEM – On February 5, the Oregon Senate confirmed Stuart Warren as a commissioner on the Land…

Oregon Tech Earns 2020-2021 Military Friendly School Designation

February 16, 2020

Feb. 11, 2020, KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- Oregon Institute of Technology, “Oregon Tech,” has again earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the…

Port of Coos Bay Releases 2020 Scholarship Application

February 7, 2020

Coos Bay, OR – The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for its…

Cribbins Appointed To EPA Local Government Advisory Committee

February 4, 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently selected Coos County Commission Board Chair Melissa Cribbins to serve as a member of the…

People’s Bank of Commerce Reports Earnings

January 27, 2020

Medford, Oregon – People’s Bank of Commerce (OTCBB: PBCO) announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2019…

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