Thursday, April 24, 2014

Biz News Around Oregon

This week's Oregon business announcements include a wide variety of openings and additions!


  • The Department of Veterans Affairs will build an outpatient clinic in north Eugene. It will open with about 120 employees and could increase to about 235. The Register-Guard, 4/11/2014
  • Silver City Coin and Collectibles opened in Brookings. It offers items such as turn-of-the-century furniture, vintage board games, and sterling-silver jewelry. Curry Coastal Pilot, 4/18/2014
  • The Flat opened in Oregon City. It offers London-inspired clothing and furniture. Clackamas Review, 4/16/2014
  • Love My Size will open in Coos Bay. It will offer plus-size clothing for women, as well as accessories and jewelry. The World, 4/5/2014
  • DeLaO's Bar and Grill opened in Nyssa. It offers Italian, Mexican, and vegetarian selections. Argus Observer, 4/4/2014
  • Scoops Ice Cream and Diner opened in Sutherlin. It employs six people and plans to hire two more. The News-Review, 4/14/2014
  • Go! Calendars, Games & Toys opened at Lancaster Mall in Salem. Statesman Journal, 4/11/2014
  • Lincoln County plans to add 4.5 FTE positions in the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the first employment increase in several years. It has eliminated about 65 positions since 2009. News-Times, 4/4/2014
  • Uber Herbal, an herbal tea store, opened in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 4/13/2014
Closings and Reductions:
  • Nike will shutter its 70-person hardware team, which is part of its technology-focused Digital Sport division. About 30 of those workers are located in Hong Kong and the remainder are in Beaverton. CNET, 4/18/2014
  • Red Rock Lounge in Grants Pass closed. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 4/17/2014
  • Community Health Center in Medford laid off seven support and administrative employees due to a decrease in the number of its primary care providers. Mail Tribune, 4/16/2014
For more business news, check out this week's full report.

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