While serving in the U.S. Army in Oklahoma, Cody McGraw of Portland would help connect his fellow platoon members with military deals and savings. When they asked him where to find a list of the deals, McGraw had the idea for an application that would keep an updated account of stores offeri…
Members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation have once again urged federal officials to extend Secure Rural Schools payments to ailing timber counties.
Jaime Yraguen, co-owner of Basco Logging, Inc. in Sutherlin, was elected president of the Associated Oregon Loggers Jan. 20 during the association’s 47th annual convention in Eugene, where he was recognized for his contributions to the association and the Douglas County community.
In case you missed it, the stock markets have been climbing. In fact, the Dow, S&P500 and NASDAQ indexes hit all-time highs last week.
About 30 years ago, I joined a small consulting firm that needed to raise capital. We looked into selling bonds, but for a standard issue we would have had to pay over 10 percent in interest. Our underwriter suggested that, in addition to raising money by issuing common stock, we could also …
There is a significant estate planning opportunity for Oregon residents who wish to reduce the Oregon estate tax payable on their estate. They can make lifetime gifts in order to reduce their gross estate for Oregon estate tax purposes.
“When I decided to make my home more energy efficient, I had hoped to save a few dollars. But this has far exceeded my expectations. It is a blessing to my family.” Rob Trotter of Roseburg wants everybody in Douglas County to know the financial benefits of energy efficiency.
The Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians and Lone Rock Timber Management Company were recognized for their resourcefulness and creativity in their proposal to buy the Elliott State Forest from the state of Oregon.
Douglas County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 6.5 percent in November to 6.1 percent in December, the lowest December rate in more than 15 years. December 2015 saw an unemployment rate of 7 percent.
It’s always fun to visit fellow brewers in their brewing environment. No matter their skill level, or my own, I never fail to come away with at least one “Aha!” moment, and a better idea of how to do something.
WINCHESTER — The inauguration of a new president hung in the air Friday night as local businesses convened for the Reader’s Choice Awards banquet at Umpqua Community College's Danny Lang Event Center.
After hearing from Gov. Kate Brown and members of the public at the December State Land Board meeting, the Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) has been working to address concerns with the group proposing to buy the Elliott State Forest.
EUGENE — Set on becoming the go-to tech partner for clients throughout the Pacific Northwest, a Eugene tech firm recently moved to the city’s core from the Coburg Road area.
A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access; however, a local timber industry spokesman said state management of federal forest lands cou…
MYRTLE CREEK — Representatives from the city of Myrtle Creek, the Myrtle Creek-Tri City Area Chamber of Commerce and local businesses have been collaborating for the past eight months to reach a set of goals through the Rural Development Initiatives program.
Sales of new cars and trucks hit a record in the U.S. in 2016, with vehicle sales totaling 17.55 million compared to 2015’s record of 17.47 million, according to Autodata Corp.