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2014-04-14 23:01:38

Goodsnitch especially encourages users to recognize “everyday heroes” – city employees, community residents, and volunteers who provide great service. City staff can view and respond to feedback in real time, acknowledge those who are recognized, and improve as needed. Albany, OR (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The City of Albany, Oregon today announced its partnership with Goodsnitch, an innovative mobile technology that allows residents to provide real-time feedback about the city...

2014-01-28 16:20:08

SALEM, Ore., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oregon loves bicyclists. That's why Travel Oregon created the first statewide Bike Friendly Business program in the nation geared towards travelers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/SF54349)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130404/SF89220LOGO) The Oregon Bike Friendly program is a recognition and training program designed to provide tips and tools for businesses to attract cyclists by offering amenities they seek....

2013-07-30 23:27:01

The two new Electic Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Joel Palmer House restaurant will help eliminate ‘range anxiety’ for EV drivers visiting Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country. Dayton, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The historic, family-owned Joel Palmer House restaurant has recently added a valuable new amenity to help Electric Vehicle drivers experience Oregon Wine Country without worries about where to recharge. The two new Electic Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the...

Snow Water Storage In Oregon Watershed Cut By 56 Percent From Global Warming
2013-07-26 12:48:40

Oregon State University A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water stored in peak snowpack in the McKenzie River watershed of the Oregon Cascade Range -  and that similar impacts may be found on low-elevation maritime snow packs around the world. The findings by scientists at Oregon State University, which are based on a projected 3.6 degree Fahrenheit temperature increase, highlight the special...

2013-07-12 12:25:59

Hal Brown recognized for community and business service EUGENE, Ore., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), announced that Chief Executive Officer Hal Brown was recently named to the Oregon Bankers Association Hall of Fame. The Oregon Bankers Association presented Hal with the honor on July 10 at the Annual Convention in Sunriver, Ore. Induction into the Oregon Bankers Hall of Fame is the...

2013-05-30 16:24:38

PORTLAND, Ore., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2013-14 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program awards in Oregon and SW Washington. "Each year, we are excited to provide scholarships for these talented students," said Charisse R. Lillie, President of the Comcast Foundation and Vice President, Community Investment of Comcast Corp. "Comcast seeks students who demonstrate leadership abilities in school...

2013-05-09 23:25:28

Performance Mobility, one of the nation´s fastest growing and most trusted suppliers of handicap vans and equipment, is excited to announce the grand opening of their newest location in Eugene, Oregon. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The grand opening celebration for the Eugene store will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 18th. The grand opening will feature a delicious grilled lunch and chances to win a number of prizes. Among the festivities, there will also be a...

2012-04-01 23:00:23

In celebration of the second straight year of tripling their sales in 2011, Willamette Valley Hops has announced the rhizome sale of the century! (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Announcing hop rhizomes at huge discounts from WillametteValleyHops.com, Jeff Langley, partner and Marketing Director for the company has announced a Rhizome Sale he calls ““¦the Sale of the Century." They are naming it “The Spring 2012 Grow Your Own Sale," honoring not only the company´s growth...

2012-03-27 10:24:33

SALEM, Ore., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ:WVVI) produced a profit for 2011 which was higher than the previous year. Revenues decreased 10% to $15,661,905, net earnings increased by 108% to $857,755 and diluted earnings per share were 18 cents as compared with 8 cents in the prior year. These positive financial results are primarily a result of the Company winding down its Oregon wholesale operation, Bacchus Fine Wines, and reducing the expenses of...

2010-08-19 07:00:00

NEWBERG, Ore., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is a major prize and award sponsor of the first Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon in Yamhill County. Race day is Sunday, September 5,( )2010, preceded and followed by a full slate of activities including catered food, wine tasting, music and games. Regional President Dave Hansen said, "This inaugural Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon will draw hundreds of visitors to the gorgeous Willamette Valley, which is recognized as one...