SeaPort Airlines, Inc. Ceases Operations and Converts to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

September 20th, 2016   SeaPort Airlines, Inc. Ceases Operations and Converts to Chapter 7 Bankruptcy PORTLAND, ORE. (September 20, 2016) – Portland, Oregon-based SeaPort Airlines, Inc. announced that it is ceasing all operations at the close of business on September 20, 2016. The airline made a motion today to convert is bankruptcy proceedings from Chapter…

Oregon’s Top Ag Commodities Enjoy a Strong Decade

While Oregon agriculture’s overall growth curve has slowed down in recent years, certain crops and livestock commodities have enjoyed a very healthy increase in production value over the past decade. In fact, only one commodity in the top 20 has recorded a decrease over the 10 year period and that drop is very small.  …

Rare Total Solar Eclipse Set to Cross Oregon in 2017

The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, in partnership with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), is helping residents and visitors prepare in advance for next year’s total solar eclipse – the first in the contiguous United States since 1979 – which will make its way across the state on Aug. 21, 2017….

Derek Kolbaba and the Business of Bull Riding

By Lori Kimbel Derek Kolbaba is a bull rider and is on his way to making his dream, of riding in the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, come true.   “He was a determined little guy when he was growing up,” said his father, Kyle Kolbaba, a professional bull rider himself in the 90’s….