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Hunter Communications Acquires OnlineNW and XS Media

January 5, 2022

This acquisition means better, more reliable internet access to more Oregonians On December 31, 2021, Hunter Communications, Oregon’s largest privately owned fiber-optic internet provider, announced that it has acquired McMinnville Access Company LLC, the parent company to OnlineNW and XS Media.    “This acquisition is a significant milestone to bringing better internet service to underserved Willamette Valley communities,” said Michael Wynschenk,…

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Employment in Lane County (Eugene MSA)

January 5, 2022

Lane County Job Growth Continues in November Lane County’s payroll employment increased a seasonally adjusted 900 jobs in November.October was revised upward to an increase of 400 in October, making November the sixthstraight month of job growth. The county has regained 75% of the jobs lost in March and April2020 at the onset of the…

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Cambium Carbon Releases ‘Reforestation Hub’ Report Findings for Eugene, Oregon

December 24, 2021

Project outlines best practices for cities to implement a circular economy for urban wood waste LINCOLN, Nebraska (December 21, 2021) – Cambium Carbon, with support from The Nature Conservancy and the Arbor Day Foundation, released its Reforestation Hub assessment reports for three pilot cities — New York City, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Eugene, Oregon — that took…

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Florence Chamber Announces 2022 Rhododendron Festival Theme

December 10, 2021

The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce announced its selection of “Back in Bloom,” submitted by HowardCusack of Florence, as the theme for the 116th Rhododendron Festival May 18-22, 2022. “The festival, with its carnival, Rhododendron Court, parades, classic car cruise, vendor fair, and flower showserves as the unofficial kickoff to the summer tourist season here…

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Florence Chamber Updates Membership Options

September 8, 2021

The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce has evolved in recent years to become a regional catalyst, convener,and champion of our community’s businesses. Chamber president and CEO Bettina Hannigan is ever eager toremind people that the Chamber is all about a strong business community that results in a strong economy toadvance the causes of businesses, families,…

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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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