FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (AUG 6 2019) Thunder Island Brewing Co. to Break Ground on New Brewery & Restaurant in Cascade Locks, Oregon Thunder Island Brewing Co, established in 2013, will break ground on their new purpose built brewery & restaurant at a groundbreaking celebration on August 20th in downtown CascadeContinue Reading

By Lori Kimbel   The second annual Robins Equity Research Roundup, presented by Catalyst Research Management Group, was held in Hood River and brought small and microcap equities together with portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, retail brokers, mutual fund managers, and individual investors.   According to Marc Robins, creator ofContinue Reading

Gorge-wide buy local campaign partners with Chinook Book to make it easier for residents and visitors to locate and support local businesses.     In anticipation of the holiday shopping and giving season, Gorge Owned is partnering with local businesses and Portland-based Chinook Book (www.chinookbook.com) to increase the economic impactContinue Reading

Governor Kate Brown has announced the appointment of State Representative Greg Smith (R-Heppner) to the Small Business Advisory Cabinet. The Cabinet is charged with developing recommendations on how state government can support small business owners and emerging entrepreneurs and advance statewide economic growth. Representative Greg Smith is one of nineContinue Reading

By Anthony K. Smith   Passed by voters nearly 14 years ago, Measure 25 promised to take the minimum-wage issue out of politics for good, by linking it forever to annual increases in the federal Consumer Price Index.   “Measure 25 fixes the problem, and takes the issue out ofContinue Reading

Red Rock Biofuels LLC, a pioneer in renewable biofuels, announced today that it will produce approximately three million gallons of low-carbon, renewable jet fuel per year for FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX). The agreement runs through 2024, with first delivery expected in 2017. FedEx joins Southwest AirlinesContinue Reading

GreenWood Resources, Inc., a Portland-based global investment and timber management company, has received a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Leadership Award, which recognizes excellence in the use of FSC-certified products and a commitment to responsible forest management.   Thirteen companies from across the country earned awards from FSC, an independent nonprofitContinue Reading

$90k donation resulted from proceeds for 2015 Pendleton® Whisky Limited Edition bottle   Hood River Distillers, Inc., the largest and oldest importer, distiller, producer and bottler of distilled spirits in the Northwest, presented a formal donation of $90,000 to the Wrangler® National Patriot™ program at the 105th Pendleton Round-Up onContinue Reading

The first annual Robins Equity Research Roundup, presented by Catalyst Research Management Group, was held at Skamania Lodge October 8th and 9th, and brought small and microcap equities together with portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, retail brokers, mutual fund managers, and individual investors. There is a cluster of people whoContinue Reading

Pendleton Woolen Mills headquartered in Portland, Oregon, a globally celebrated American lifestyle brand, has added new jacquard looms to operations at the company’s original mill in Pendleton, Oregon. These Italian looms from Itema and Swiss jacquard machines from Staubli are equipped with the latest technology and provide high-speed performance.  Continue Reading

By Kayli Hanley On Tuesday, March 31st, the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association Executive Board unanimously voted to amend the National Resource Conservation Fee program. The NRCF will now only be assessed in the five, core sage-grouse counties. These counties are, Baker, Malheur, Harney, Lake and Crook. Aside from the amendment statedContinue Reading

The CTUIR and Wildhorse leadership had a vision and that vision has steadily become a reality   By Lori Kimbel   When Capital Gaming out of New Jersey first flew over the bare piece of land that would one day become Wildhorse Resort and Casino, they asked themselves, “who wouldContinue Reading