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

ManageMowed Introduces Fresh Approach to Commercial Landscaping in Eugene

April 5, 2021

Local Business Manager Launches Innovative Landscape Management Concept Serving Commercial Properties and Facilities in Eugene EUGENE, Ore. – Taking care of business has…

Hunter Communications Announces $8.2 Million in Funding to Provide High Speed Broadband Internet to Hoopa Valley Tribal Areas in Northern California

February 3, 2021

Hunter, Hoopa Valley Public Utilities District and EnerTribe will partnerto construct and deploy wireless and fiber infrastructure to underserved areas January 20,…

Travel Oregon Grants Available

January 29, 2021

Travel Oregon announced the launch of the Destination Ready program to support destination development efforts in advance of summer 2021.  This $250,000 direct investment…

People’s Bank of Commerce Reports Earnings

January 23, 2021

January 21, 2021 MEDFORD, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–People’s Bank of Commerce (OTCBB: PBCO) announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and full…

Increased Merger Consideration for Willamette Community Bank

January 23, 2021

Highlights of the Announcement  Cash consideration will be increased to $1.70 per share Total merger consideration of $11.18 per share for shareholders…

First Webinar in the Restaurant Success Toolbox Series:Promoting Your Restaurant During the Pandemic

January 6, 2021

January 11, 2021 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Topic: Cash Flow Management Our first webinar in the five-part Restaurant Success Toolbox Series,…

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