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Health Care – an Economic Contributor

By Dick Baltus It doesn’t take an economics degree to understand that local jobs are…

Norway, Oregon’s Bottle Bill and Plastic Recycling

CFM State Affairs Team China’s refusal to keep buying US-sourced recyclable materials and the mounting…


By Gary Milliman A new public/private coalition has formed in southern Curry County to provide…

“I Don’t Give a (Bleep) About Akron!”

by Charles Marohn Last year I moderated a panel of suburban mall developers as part…

Who’s Driving Oregon’s Wage Growth?

Wages in Oregon have been on the rise over the past three years. From fourth…

Entering the Danger Zone

As we wait for Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to take the podium in Jackson…

In Cap-and-Trade Considerations, Oregon Policy-Makers Should Include Reductions for Federal Forest Fire Smoke Carbon Emissions

Sara Duncan 503-586-1246 Oregon Forest & Industries Council On Wednesday, August 22, hundreds of policymakers…

Tips to help manage arthritis pain

Are you or someone you know suffering from arthritis or a related condition? Many people…

Markets Rattling Investors, Fed Still Calm

OCTOBER 29, 2018 Equity market turmoil continued throughout last week, raising fresh questions about the…

Job Insights for the Fourth Quarter of 2018

By Refresh Leadership on October 30, 2018 in Executive Insights Although 2018 is ending on…

A Year in The Making, Dedication of Two Major Additions @ KCC on October 2, 2018

KCC Capital Campaign Exceeds Expectation (9/12/2017) KLAMATH FALLS – Klamath Community College is thrilled to…

The Diversity of Local Government in Oregon

by Annette Shelton-Tiderman Conversations about government employment are typically very opinionated – regardless of who…

Press Releases

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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 ,…

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