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Do you ever ask yourself, "What's up with all the hazelnuts in the Willamette Valley?" Did you know that Oregon's official nut translates into a total economic impact of more than $150 million in the last 5 years in our state. Read more HEREread more
Kate Porsche is the economic development manager for the Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development Office, where she recently succeeded the retiring Tom Nelson. Porsche, 47, has plenty of experience in the mid-valley economic scene, including a long stretch with...read more
Representatives from six regional start-up businesses pitched their brands to a panel of entrepreneurs at the Willamette Innovators Network’s (WIN) Shark Tank event this year. WIN organizers indicated the 2019 Shark Tank is their biggest yet. Previously, they held...read more
A key role for Sorte will be to work on retention and expansion for city and county businesses.“There is an opportunity to be a problem-solver here,” he said. “Pulling together the resources of the city and the community and making the community thrive.”Read more...read more