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Arcimoto Announces Latest Milestone in Nationwide Expansion Plan

January 5, 2021

By Megan Kathman  Arcimoto PR Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets, today announced the next step in its nationwide expansion plan by opening the state of Florida for customer reservations. Today, Arcimoto began reaching out to early preorder customers with the opportunity to…

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Lane County Jobs Projected to Increase 8 Percent by 2029

December 8, 2020

Lane County’s total employment will grow by 14,400 jobs between 2019 and 2029, according to new projections from the Oregon Employment Department. The projections point to modest job growth between 2019 and 2029, although many job openings are expected due to the need to replace workers who leave their occupations. In 2019, there were 173,800…

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Willamette Community Bank to Merge With People’s Bank of Commerce

November 6, 2020

People’s Bank of Commerce (OTCPK: PBCO) (“PBCO” or the “Company”), and Willamette Community Bank (OTCPK: WMCB), headquartered in Albany, Oregon, announced the signing of a definitive agreement whereby Willamette Community Bank will merge with and into People’s Bank of Commerce.  Highlights of the Announced Transaction  Pro forma assets of approximately $710 million  4th largest bank…

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Southern Oregon’s, Tim Williams, Named President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

September 2, 2020

Tim Williams, managing partner, and lead litigator at Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, P.C., was elected President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), effective August 14, 2020, after serving the association for the full length of his legal career. Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys, P.C. has offices in Bend, Eugene, Medford, Grants Pass, Roseburg, and Portland.…

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Indigenous Peoples Day officially recognized at LCC

June 24, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 EUGENE, Ore.–The second Monday of every October will now be known as Indigenous Peoples Day at Lane Community College. LCC’s Board of Education unanimously adopted a resolution making the change at its June 17 meeting. The resolution commemorates and honors Lane’s Native American heritage, culture and community and intends to welcome…

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The Unemployment Rate Edges Down While High Unemployment Continues

June 24, 2020

Employment in Lane County (Eugene MSA) May seasonally adjusted unemployment rates are not available for Lane County due to processing delays caused by large changes in unemployment in recent months. Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates are being used for this news release. They reflect May’s increasein employment-related to Phase 1 reopening and a small decrease…

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New Gourmet Burger Restaurant Opens!

April 26, 2020

New Gourmet Burger Restaurant Opens!Off the Waffle Adds New Dining Concept to Downtown Location Off the Waffle, a ten-year-old locally owned eatery, is launching a new burger concept called Theseburgers.Off The Waffle’s Downtown Eugene facility will now house two restaurants in one location! Starting Monday, April 27, 2020, “Theseburgers” will be open from 11am until…

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Oregon Pacific Bank Announces First Quarter Earnings Results

April 23, 2020

Florence, Ore., April 20, 2020 – Oregon Pacific Bancorp (ORPB) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. Highlights First quarter net income of $642 thousand – $0.09 per diluted share Quarterly deposit growth of $21.2 million Quarterly loan growth of $2.32 million Tax equivalent net interest margin of 4.39% Review…

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Onward Career Tours Help Students Explore Career Paths

April 22, 2020

EUGENE, Ore., April 21, 2020–Onward Eugene and the University of Oregon Career Center are excited to announce the Onward Career Tours program, a series of virtual tour experiences connecting students to local employers. With the recent announcement that University of Oregon classes would be taught online in the spring term, this is a timely opportunity…

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Hynix’s 1.2-million-square-foot Eugene factory sells for $6.3 million

April 7, 2020

Hynix spent $1.5 billion to build and equip a world-class 1.2-million-square-foot factory on 200 acres, which opened in 1998. It operated for a decade before shutting down in 2008 during the great recession. The closure left 1,400 people out of work, which was one of the biggest mass layoffs in Oregon history, before the pandemic.…

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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 its reputation for superior customer service, Swedish Engineering West has responded to customer preferences by taking the unusual step of renaming their business to Eugene Car Care, and now offering specialized, computer-based mechanical…

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Public Statement From Bettina Hannigan, Executive Director For The Florence Area Chamber Of Commerce.

March 19, 2020

As the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce, we’re all about promoting and advancing the cause of local member businesses and doing all we can to make Florence the best place to live, work, shop, eat, play, and stay.  At the same time, we all need to take the highest level of precaution for the sake…

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