Current Issue - October 2021

Journal Articles

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 In late 2019, SOREDI (Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.) and…

Our Digital Imperative

By Rey RamseyFounder and 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 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

Port of Coos Bay Enters into Memorandum of Understanding with Development Firm to Construct Multimodal Container Terminal

September 7, 2021

It is anticipated that construction of this facility will support approximately 500 short-term construction jobs and up to 250 permanent, full-time family…

New Small Business SOCARES Grant 2021 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

May 17, 2021

SO CARES COVID19 Small Business Grants JACKSON COUNTY: Applications will be accepted for Jackson County businesses between 12 pm PST on Friday, May…

Postal Connections® to Add 4th Location in Bend-Redmond Area

May 6, 2021

Leading Shipping and Business Services Provider Coming Soon to Bend River Mall BEND, OR – Postal Connections®, one of the nation’s premier providers of…

OSU releases new, antioxidant-rich purple tomato

April 13, 2021

April 09, 2021 – OSU News CORVALLIS, Ore. – The new Oregon State University-developed tomato Midnight Roma follows in the steps of…

Arcimoto Announces Move to Nasdaq Global Market

April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021 EUGENE, Ore.–Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets,…

$750,000 grant to Eugene’s Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) from Department of Commerce

April 6, 2021

4/6/2021 United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo today announced the Department of Commerce is awarding a $750,000 grant to Eugene’s Oregon…

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