Gizmos, gadgets and great ideas at innovation expo

Gizmos, gadgets and great ideas at innovation expo

With the Willamette Innovators Network annual expo you’re never quite sure what you are going to get. So you walk into the CH2M Alumni Center … keep your eyes open … and find … Read more...
This 65-Year-Old Woman Popularized Farm Stays In America

This 65-Year-Old Woman Popularized Farm Stays In America

Most 50-year-olds in America are focused on contributing to their 401(k)s and setting themselves up for a happy retirement. And then there’s Scottie Jones. She decided to become a farmer. Before buying a sixty acre farm in Alsea, Oregon, Jones and her husband...
The best small cities to start a small business

The best small cities to start a small business

America has become the veritable poster child of the startup era. It’s hard to look at the surge of self-made billionaires across all industries within the US and their humble startup beginnings and not feel a certain amount of awe. Things around here show no sign of...
Twedt’s Life in Farming

Twedt’s Life in Farming

The farm comprises 130 acres today, with many orchards situated across Highway 20. Sprague says his father lives to work. Twedt wakes most mornings at 5:30 and starts work, perhaps cutting branches in one of the orchards or picking prunes or doing bookkeeping for the...
Launching pad: Expansion boosts OSU incubator for high-tech startups

Launching pad: Expansion boosts OSU incubator for high-tech startups

The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute is primarily a research facility, but for the moment the people in lab coats may be outnumbered by the people in hard hats and safety vests. A major expansion is underway at ATAMI, an academic-industrial research...