It’s good to know you can be 8,000 miles from home and still get Oregon beer.
Nonprofits find themselves competing more and more with businesses for customers, and libraries are no exception. However, Oregon’s 130 public libraries are thriving and many are expanding an already loyal customer base.
Farmers market managers say that while the growing season is just beginning to blossom, a wider variety of shoppers are popping up in local markets and vendors are adapting to changing customer needs.
The Klamath River Basin’s drought spells a dire year for farmers already suffering from last year’s bad commodity prices. Many hope to simply survive.
The Coast’s tourism industry is expected to be slightly better than last year.
Cheaper technology, stimulus funding and interest in renewable power have spurred a renaissance in geothermal exploration in Oregon after decades of failed attempts.
New wind farm construction is straining the capacity of Shutler Station Industrial Park to the point that Gilliam County officials are asking for a state grant for additional railway track.