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East Oregon gets $5 million for economic development region

The Oregon Legislature’s recently passed House Bill 2012 provides $5 million for a special economic development region in Eastern Oregon designed to help businesses there compete on a more level playing field with their Idaho counterparts. 51 more words

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East Oregon gets $5 million for economic development region

The Oregon Legislature’s recently passed House Bill 2012 provides $5 million for a special economic development region in Eastern Oregon designed to help businesses there compete on a more level playing field with their Idaho counterparts.

Visiting Oregon's Wilderness Areas (July 2017)

In late 2015, as we were assembling our hiking to do list for 2016, it occurred to us that we had yet to at least visit all of Oregon’s 47 established and open federal wilderness areas ( 457 more words

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Healthy, Happy Smiles program brings dental services to rural kids

A school-based oral health program aims to reduce the cavity rate of Eastern Oregon children who receive their preventative dental services.The Healthy, Happy Smiles program was launched in 2016 in Grant, Harney, Baker and Malheur counties.Eastern Oregon Healthy Living Alliance worked in partnership… 11 more words

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Travel Oregon recognizes Tamástslikt, Pat Beard

A local organization and individual were among the recipients of the 2016 Travel and Tourism Industry Achievement Awards.

Presented by the Oregon Tourism Commission, doing business as Travel Oregon, in May at the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Salem, Tamástslikt Cultural Institute and Pat Beard were recognized.

Source: East Oregonian

East Oregonian

What's Theirs is Mines

For economic future, Eastern Oregon looks to its past

Chance Dewitt is sowing grass seed on a farm outside his hometown of Lebanon, Oregon. But this isn’t where he makes a living. 37 more words

Oregon Legislature

The Share of Minimum Wage Jobs Higher in Eastern Oregon

Between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017, Oregon had two minimum wages. In the Portland urban growth boundary and other mostly metropolitan areas, the minimum wage was $9.75. 86 more words

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