Economic development

Economic development
County payments: a VC chance?
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

If Oregon’s counties were start-up companies, they would be freaks. In the midst of economic crisis, the state’s rural governments scored $800 million in what could be described as VC funding.

 

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Economist Joe Cortright: "Fasten your seatbelts"
November 2008
Saturday, November 01, 2008

t_JoeCortrightYOU REMEMBER THE FEELING from when you were a kid: Just past the top of the highest point of the track, the roller-coaster car falls away, taking the pit of your stomach with it.

 

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Air service returns to 2 rural towns
October 2008
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Rural communities around the state suffered this summer from a round of cuts to air service, but fall is bringing a little relief as United Airlines/Skywest Airlines this month begins service between Portland and both Klamath Falls and North Bend-Coos Bay.

 

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Economist John Mitchell: The end of the way we were
October 2008
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

t_JohnMitchellThe past few months have been marked by surging gas and food prices, plummeting auto sales, a continued housing implosion and Russia acting like the old days.

 

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Economist Eric Fruits discusses baby boomers
September 2008
Monday, September 01, 2008

t_EricFruitsBaby boomers are big news. Last year, the first boomer collected her first Social Security check.

 

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