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|Sunday, April 01, 2007|
ELKTON — At about 148 residents, this tiny town most likely has more wine per capita than any other place in the country. Three wineries, Bradley Vineyards, Brandborg and Rivers Edge, produce thousands of cases of wine each year, further adding to Oregon’s status as a top wine producer. According to the Umpqua Valley Wineries website, temperate Northwest weather and a diversity of land types create an area naturally suited to the production of a variety of wines. Terry Brandborg, owner of Brandborg winery, says he and his wife relocated here California in 2002 because the climate is perfect for creating pinot noir. His location on scenic Highway 38 doesn’t hurt business either. He estimates 8,000 vehicles per day pass by during peak months on their way to the coast.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
BY NISHANT BHAJARIA | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
By now, anyone who knows about it has a position on President Obama’s executive order on immigration. The executive order is the outcome of failed attempts at getting a bill through the normal legislative process. Both Obama and his predecessor came close, but not close enough since the process broke down multiple times.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
BY RYAN CARSON | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR
How do we skill up our future technology workforce in a smart way to take advantage of these high-paying jobs? The answer shouldn’t focus only on helping people get a bachelor’s degree.
Monday, November 10, 2014
BY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR
A market for low-carbon transportation fuels has a chance to flourish in Oregon if regulators adopt the second phase of the state’s Clean Fuels Program.
Monday, October 06, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR
Intel's manufacturing way station; Merkley's attack dog; Diamond Foods gets into the innovation business.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
BY DIANE BUISMAN
Some common misconceptions employers have about marijuana.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JON BELL
Oregon tribes still bet on casinos.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER
Tamara Lundgren tackles the challenges—without getting trampled.
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