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...
Cider Maker Stays Close to Home

Cider Maker Stays Close to Home

2 Towns Ciderhouse is putting down roots. Launched in a Corvallis mini-storage unit in 2010, the fast-growing company has already moved its headquarters three times as it scrambles to keep pace with surging demand for its hard apple cider. But Lee Larsen, the...
Corvallis Foundry: Empowering Visionaries

Corvallis Foundry: Empowering Visionaries

Upon arriving to the Corvallis Foundry, you would never know that it’s been in its new home for only six weeks. Brad Attig has been hard at work moving from the old 800 square foot location to a larger and more versatile space. In addition to a new home, the Foundry...
Oregon’s small-nuke company wins $40M federal grant

Oregon’s small-nuke company wins $40M federal grant

By Pete Danko – Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal Apr 27, 2018, 12:23pm PDTUpdatedApr 27, 2018, 1:33pm NuScale Power LLC, the small-scale nuclear power company founded in Corvallis, has won a $40 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy. The company...