OAKLAND — A team of visitors with backgrounds in small business, tourism, real estate and downtown revitalization came to Oakland in late November to spend the day exploring the town and stopping by local businesses for the first time.
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.
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.
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.
After 30 years in the banking industry, Cort O’Haver officially became the new Chief Executive Officer of Umpqua Bank on Jan. 1, as former CEO Ray Davis transitioned into his position as executive chairman of Umpqua Holdings and CEO of Pivotus Ventures. The latter is a subsidiary of Umpqua H…
Douglas County Smart Energy has long understood the incredible economic benefits and energy savings possible through efficiency measures. That’s why it has made it a goal to spread the word of these cost saving opportunities to the Douglas County community.
Elkton received some long awaited gifts and is eager to share them. A preschool opened in November, and animal feed and hardware supplies are now available locally too.
In her proposed state budget, Gov. Kate Brown recommends doubling a surcharge on distilled spirits for two years beginning July 1. The surcharge price per bottle would go from 50 cents to $1, while alcohol licensing fees would also increase and cigarette taxes would rise by 85 cents to $2.18.