Central Oregon

Central Oregon
Hood River economy holds steady
March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
hoodriver.jpgThe recent closings of five Hood River businesses, including the historic Columbia Gorge Hotel, has created concern about the town's overall economy.
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Mt. Bachelor attempts to win back skiers
February 2009
Sunday, February 01, 2009
MtBachelorSki.jpgIt was one of the most important days of the season for Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, midway between Christmas and New Year's, and the conditions were not pretty.
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What will save Central Oregon?
February 2009
Sunday, February 01, 2009
WitchitaYMCA.jpgWelcome to Central Oregon, where the economic news is grim and the bottom is nowhere in sight.
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Hood River County: low wages, high expectations
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

1107OED1JOBS OUTNUMBER RESIDENT workers in Hood River County because of a large agricultural base and summer and winter recreation.

 

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Small hats win big bucks
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

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Sometimes honesty pays. Midway through his public-funding pitch to a committee of angel investors, Peter Hixson described his company as “a three-man baseball team,” then shrugged and said, "I have no experience with taking a company from $1 million to $5 million."

 

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