Central Oregon

Central Oregon
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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Angels arrive in the Gorge
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

A new angel investing conference will launch in September in Hood River. Christened the Gorge Angel Conference 2008, it’s the creation of the Hood River County Office of Economic Development, Oregon Entrepreneurs Network and several local partners.

 

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Downtown Redmond freed from traffic
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

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After $90 million, a decade of planning and over a year’s worth of construction, a reroute of Highway 97 around downtown Redmond finally is complete

 

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Sales decline prompts Mt. Bachelor shakeup
July 2008
Tuesday, July 01, 2008

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As the final days of last winter’s ski season wound to a close, Powdr Corp. — which runs the Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort — took the dramatic step of firing the majority of the resort’s top management.

 

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