Readers respond to Editor Linda Baker's reflections on the South and columnist Matt Alford's call for new sources of ODFW funding.
In today's news, the OFDW looks at new funding options, the minority wage gap widens and housing-strapped Bend loses a mixed-use development.
On September 14th and 15th, Klamath Community College hosted a Rural Business Summit aimed at strengthening ties between local businesses and rural economic development agencies.
Oregon Business spoke to Rick Abel, head of development and retention for the Klamath County Economic Development Association, about a few of the summit themes: growing a rural workforce, leveraging regional strengths and making friends with the competition. (This interview has been edited for clarity.)