My View – June/July 2016

Here we go, summer is in full swing. It’s time for camping, fishing, bike riding, kayaking, hiking and all other types of outdoor activities.   I was lucky enough to start my summer off at Barton Park in Boring, Oregon where a portion of my family got together to camp, tell tall tales around the…

Eastern Oregon Business Innovation Network and Accelerated Learning Channel Closer to Launch

The Eastern Oregon Business Innovation Network (EOBIN) and it’s Accelerated Learning Channel (ALC) moved closer to launch with two key benchmarks recently cleared by its start-up team.   The first was delivery of architectural renderings of the EOBIN facility planned for Milton-Freewater to Mike Watkins, Economic Development Director for the City of Milton-Freewater.   Designed…

Love’s Opens In Boardman

Drivers in northeast Oregon have a new option to purchase fuel, snacks and more, as Love’s Travel Stops opened its doors for business today in Boardman, Oregon, along Interstate 84, Exit 159. Boardman marks Love’s third location to open in Oregon. “We are excited to bring new restaurant offerings, services and a safe place for…

Oregon SBDC Network Awarded National Accreditation

The Oregon Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has been awarded national accreditation without conditions by America’s SBDC, its national association. Blue Mountain Community College hosts the local SBDC for northeastern Oregon.   Every five years, SBDC networks throughout the country are required to go through an accreditation process with the Accreditation Committee of America’s…