In 2009, Brad Irwin formally launched what is now Central Oregon’s second craft distillery, Oregon Spirit Distillers, in a small warehouse building just a block or two from the Parkway on Bend’s eastside. Today, he’s part of a growing class of craft distillers who are catering to the public’s appetite for artisan spirits.
The practice of suction dredge mining has been limited or stopped in Washington, California, Idaho and all federal lands. Yet, suction dredge mining is one of two placer gold mining activities still commonly found in Oregon, often in our state’s most remote and beautiful rivers, and the same watersheds that have historically supported strong salmon and trout fisheries.
“Are you ready to be a transference object?” Fred hesitated. The coffee shop seemed to become dead silent. One week earlier, Fred had been offered a dream job, as part time CEO of a startup, working for a proven star CEO — now Chairman — who had also offered to mentor Fred.
Much like residential real estate that finally seems to be regaining ground lost years ago during the recession, sales of businesses are also seeing modest improvement.
It is time for the people of Oregon to be heard on the Klamath Settlement and it is time for real leaders in Washington to step up, confront the hard questions, and take up the Settlement in a meaningful way.
Good managers adopt a shared problem-solving framework. Here's how.
New results from a unique study of the effects of health insurance coverage in Oregon have added more fuel to the debate over health care.
The rent vs. buy decision is getting closer to "buy" in the Portland area, Zillow says.
The Port of Portland says the environmental conditions suggested for its West Hayden Island annexation make the marine trade terminals financially undevelopable.
A Lake Oswego company released the first professional microscope for iPhones and iPads, called the ProScope Micro Mobile.
Neil Kelly acquired a Portland solar energy installation firm.
Oregon's college savings board decided to allow investors to set up accounts in both plans for the benefit of one person.
Rogue Valley-Medford International Airport's sustained passenger traffic rebound can be attributed to the elderly.
Portland mapping startup Meridian was sold to Silicon Valley-based Aruba Networks.
OHSU researchers produced embryonic stem cells from a cloned human embryo.
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Oregon Business magazine's 5th annual
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
From Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute: OTRADI today announced its plans to open and operate a 13,000 square-foot multi-tenant bioscience complex in the Willamette Wharf building at 4640 SW Macadam Avenue. Slated to be complete in spring 2013, the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) will house up to six companies.
MEDIAmerica, publisher of Oregon Business and Oregon Home magazines, announces a new retail website: HalfOffOregon.com. The website offers lodging, dining, recreation and many other items at half off their regular cost.
As you probably know by now, The Vernon Company is a national leader in the promotional products industry with annual sales of over $60 million. We are a family owned business, led by the fourth generation of the Vernon family.