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Wednesday, December 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wine and cheese makers lead push for formal Oregon food business plan »
The Portland Business Journal reported that Tillamook Dairy Co-op and A to Z Wineworks are working with Business Ore...
Wednesday, December 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local "protective technology" firm gains international contracts »
SEDCOR recently learned that HIT, a local firm with expertise in military and protective infrastructure, ends the year wit...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Woodburn hires economic development director to head new department »
The City of Woodburn has hired Jamie Johnk to be its Economic Development Director. Jamie comes to Woodburn from Clackamas...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crowd gathers at Newberg Job Fair »
Employers and job-seekers packed the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg for a job fair last week, reported the Newberg G...
Monday, December 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boise Cascade signs 12-year lease at Port of Vancouver »
The Portland Business Journal reported that lumber giant Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution LLC signed a 12-y...
Thursday, December 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business and Community Leaders Pack Salem Convention Center to Prepare for “The Big One” »
  More than 200 of the region’s leaders in business and the public sector filled the Salem Convention Center Decem...
Thursday, December 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statesman Journal: Minimum wage initiatives get ballot titles »
The Statesman Journal newspaper reported that a coalition of labor unions and other groups --including public employee...
Monday, November 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Independence Celebrates FCR Ribbon-cutting »
  The Independence community recently celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony for FCR's new call center. The event wa...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forum and expo address critical 2-week period following disaster »
Experts agree that a major quake could keep 25,000 commuters in this region from getting home for two weeks due to road an...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Kate Brown Creates $250,000 Fund to Support Rural Entrepreneurs »
Governor Kate Brown and Business Oregon, the state's economic development agency, will invest $250,000 to support a new ru...
Monday, November 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregonlive.com: Mt. Angel offers hospitality year-round »
The Oregonian's Stephanie Yao Long delivers a photo essay and list of attractions at Mt. Angel, a Bavarian-theme...
Monday, November 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon hits 4 million population; Salem third-largest city »
Oregon's population is now  4 million people  (4,013,845 to be exact), and Salem is Oregon's third-largest...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salem Names Steve Powers as New Chief Executive »
The Salem City Council voted unanimously to appoint Steve Powers as City Manager. Mr. Powers’ contract will go into effect...
Thursday, October 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEDCOR Board Tours New Salem-Keizer Career Tech Program »
The SEDCOR board of directors met at the newly-opened Career Technical Education Center (CTEC) for their October meeting a...
Thursday, October 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marion County Accepting Applications for Economic Development Grants »
Marion County is accepting applications for Economic Development Business Development Grants to support projects focused o...
Thursday, October 15, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Kurt Schrader speaks at SEDCOR forum lunch »
  Approximately 80 business, government and nonprofit leaders filled Broadway Commons on Wednesday, October 15 for...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEDCOR hosts business discussion with Canadian officials on international trade »
SEDCOR hosted a business roundtable in October for companies interested in learning about business opportunities in Canada...
Friday, October 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Garmin AT recognized for MFG Day 2015 »
In honor of MFG Day 2015, SEDCOR , the lead economic development entity for Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley, partnered wit...
Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
TEAM Oregon Advanced Manufacturing Launches 2015-16 Initiatives »
TEAM Oregon Advanced Manufacturing has launched Year 2 of its targeted statewide business development program. McMinnville...
Monday, September 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotlight on SEDCOR President Chad Freeman »
Brandon Southward, business reporter with the Statesman Journal newspaper recently published a piece that focuses on a f...
Monday, September 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Oregon secures $450,000 to help small businesses reach global markets »
Business Oregon secures $450,000 to help small businesses reach global markets Business Oregon, the state’s economic...
Thursday, September 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
No changes to Oregon's minimum wage in 2016 »
Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced on Wednesday that the state's minimum wage will remain unchanged in 2016....
Monday, September 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statesman Journal: SEDCOR event helps business prepare for "big one" »
About 130 people packed into the Grant Room at Broadway Coffeehouse Wednesday for a discussion on combating natural disast...
Monday, September 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Kate Brown announces initiatives to expand advanced wood manufacturing »
Governor Kate Brown announced D.R. Johnson, a family-owned Southern Oregon timber company, is now the nation’s first suppl...
Monday, September 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Career Technical Education Center hits the ground running »
After nearly a year of anticipation and preparation, the Career Technical Education Center in Salem began classes Wednesda...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Woodburn Independent: SEDCOR helping employers prep for 'the big one' »
"Strategic Economic Development Corporation, commonly known as SEDCOR, the lead economic development organization for Mari...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newberg Graphic: Planning for the worst »
"Business leaders involved in the state’s efforts toward disaster planning have shown that in a major disaster involving d...
Monday, September 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statesman Journal: Business plots strategy for the “big one” »
"Strategic Economic Development Corp. (SEDCOR) is launching a new series “Cascadia: Oregon’s Greatest Natural Threat” aime...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEDCOR: A vision for business (Woodburn Independent) »
Tyler Franke of the Woodburn Independent newspaper sat down with SEDCOR President Chad Freeman, Business Retention &...
Wednesday, September 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Brown Proclaims September National Preparedness Month »
Oregon Governor Kate Brown has issued a Governor's Proclamation announcing September to be National Preparedness Month in...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mid-Willamette Valley Businesses Prepare for Cascadia Threat »
SEDCOR Hosts Series to Help Employers Prepare for Disaster Recovery Strategic Economic Development Corporation, the l...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
State of Oregon, regional partners pilot economic development partnership »
SEDCOR, the State of Oregon and three of Oregon’s largest private economic development organizations have signed a landmar...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salem’s Employment Overtakes its Pre-Recession Peak »
A new report from the Oregon Employment Department shows that The Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which in...
Monday, August 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregonian Editorial: Business Oregon opening is important to state's future »
The Oregonian newspaper wrote and published an opinion piece on the importance of appointing the right person to lead the...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Oregon Launches Small Manufacturer Loan Program »
Business Oregon, the state's economic development agency, is launching a $250,000 loan program to help small manufacturers...

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