Friday, October 3, 2014

Biz Activity Around Oregon

Our entire list of business announcements can be found on our Around the State page. Here are a few highlights!

Openings and expansions:

  • First Call Resolution call center in Coos Bay plans to add 150 workers. The World, 9/27/2014
  • Goodwill Industries will open at store in Brookings in November. It will employ about 10 people. Curry Coastal Pilot, 9/23/2014
  • Roseburg Forest Products offered up to 60 jobs in Douglas County to employees displaced when a fire destroyed its veneer plant in Weed, California. The jobs will last until the facility is rebuilt. Employees will also receive food and housing assistance. The News-Review, 9/19/2014
  • Bend-La Pine School District added 7.3 full-time equivalent teaching positions due to increased enrollment. The Bulletin, 9/24/2014
  • Bend Party Store will open in Bend. Cascade Business News, 9/18/2014
  • Bridge City Taproom opened in southeast Portland. Neighborhood Notes, 9/22/2014
  • Velvet Edge, a women's clothing shop, opened in Eugene. The Register-Guard, 9/18/2014
  • Made in Oregon will open a store at Fifth Street Market in Eugene in April. The Register-Guard, 9/11/2014
  • Western States Equipment in La Grande closed. The Observer, 9/3/2014
  • Hazen Hardware in Clatskanie will close. The Chief, 9/18/2014
For more business news, check out this week's full report.

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