Evergreen International Airlines remains open

Evergreen International Airlines remains open

McMinnville-based Evergreen International Airlines remains operating past its Saturday closing date.

“We’re still looking at all of the avenues,” Hines said. Asked whether managers hope to save the company, Hines said: “We want to do what’s best for the company, yes.”

Evergreen managers notified Oregon officials Nov. 8 that the debt-ridden air-freight carrier would lay off 131 workers and cease operation Nov. 30. But chief executive Delford Smith, founder of several Evergreen companies, issued a statement later the same day dismissing such reports as false rumors.

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