RAIN Program To Help Startups

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber will be in Eugene Wednesday to sign a Declaration of Cooperation in support of a program that will help entrepreneurs get companies off the ground. It’s called the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, also known as RAIN. The City of Eugene will launch it Wednesday at the Eugene Chamber of Commerce. … Continue reading »

Local Lawmaker to Run for Governor

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Representative Dennis Richardson has announced his bid for Governor. The Republican representing Central Point said he will seek the Republican gubernatorial nomination for the May Primary election leading up to the November 2014 election. He started his campaign at 8 a.m. at the Central Point War Memorial in Don Jones Park. … Continue reading »

Executive Order Promotes Wood Products

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s timber industry is expected to get a boost. Governor Kitzhaber signed an executive order Monday that should promote the state’s wood products. The order calls for the development of innovative uses for wood products. The governor also wants put those practices to use in new government construction. The Department of Forestry … Continue reading »