Bella Nielsen has been baking since she was 5 years old. Now, at 11, she has “Baked by Bella”, a business where she sells homemade cupcakes.
It’s been a tough year for many merchants, but candy, cookie and flower sales are going strong this week at local stores that cater to Valentine’s Day shoppers.
One of the more controversial components of the $1.9 trillion economic aid package proposed by President Joe Biden has to do with the plan to increase the federal minimum wage.
Stores were bustling Saturday in downtown Roseburg as people came to do holiday shopping during Small Business Saturday.
This summer may not have been what you expected. That is true for everyone. Many of us had big travel plans, weddings or family reunions that all got postponed or cancelled.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded $1.5 million in funding for loans to small businesses in Southwest Oregon.
Oakland is not going digital, we encourage actual visitors, not virtual. There is plenty one can learn about our history online but we appreciate real visitors.
Thirty-three years ago, Heroes Haven comic book store was born from an obsession and a desire to own a small business.
As we all know, restaurants have been particularly hard hit by COVID-19 and the difficult but necessary steps that have been taken to contain its spread, including shutting down most local businesses.
I want to thank everyone who is staying home and self-isolating for the last month. I know it hasn’t been easy, especially with the weather turning so beautiful the last couple of weeks. I have seen more people out and about over the last week than I have in a while when I have walked my pug…
Saying that the housing market in Douglas County has slowed down, thanks in part to the coronavirus pandemic, would be an understatement in the minds of some.
Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice said the county is doing all it can to get small businesses what information is available about both state and federal programs that could help them weather the financial impact of the COVID-19 crisis. It’s a team effort with The Partnership and other …
Casey Roscoe returned to Eugene six years ago to join the family business and fulfill a promise she had made to her late grandfather Aaron Jones, the founder of Seneca Jones Timber Company.
Kenneth Ford built his first sawmill in 1936 along what is now Diamond Lake Boulevard in east Roseburg, right in the middle of the Great Depression. It was a daring risk to say the least, but a decade later it started paying off.
This had already been a challenging week for Ten Down Bowling in Roseburg.
Do you dream of running your own business, but don’t know how to get started? Then Umpqua GrowthTalks may be for you. The informal, free talks are produced by the Umpqua Economic Development Partnership and designed for people who want to start a business, already own one or want to support …
With the decade ending and 2020 on the horizon, this is a good time to dust off the crystal ball and make some predictions for what the economic landscape will look like next year. Here are my predictions for the top business stories for Douglas County in 2020. Numbers 1-10 appear below; num…
Entrepreneurs in Douglas County could get some free training aimed toward getting their businesses off the ground, thanks to a $100,000 grant given to the City of Roseburg.
It’s that time of year when most everyone’s electrical usage begins to increase. Is there an explanation for it? Always. But breaking through the language barrier and communicating the reasons in non-industry language is part of the answer.