Thursday, February 3, 2011

Central expansions and coastal closings

This week our Around the State business announcements contain good news from the central part of the state. Expansions and new openings include:

NEW Corp., a call center in Klamath Falls, will add about 300 workers to its workforce this year, bringing the total number of employees close to 1,000. Herald and News, 2/1/2011

TeleSource Center, a telemarketing company that relocated to Bend in September, moved to new office space and expects to expand its workforce by two or three people. The Bulletin, 2/1/2011

Yo Wild, a self-serve frozen yogurt shop, opened in Redmond. The Redmond Spokesman, 1/26/2011

Brothers, Hawn & Coughlin LLP, a law firm, opened in Bend. The Bulletin, 1/21/2011

Unfortunately the announcements in the coastal region were quite opposite:

St. Mary Star of the Sea School, a Catholic school in Astoria, will close at the end of the school year. It employs 10 full-time and two part-time teachers. The Daily Astorian, 1/25/2011

Pier 11 Seafood and Steak House and Guido's Pizzaria in Astoria closed. The Daily Astorian, 1/20/2011

CoastMedia Graphics in Newport will close this spring. It employs three people. News-Times, 1/12/2011

Other notables from Around the State this week include plans to break ground on a $5-million headquarters in Rogue River, several restaurant openings, and 20 jobs associated with the opening of a Maverik gas station in Baker City.

Get all the details in the full edition!

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