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Shows tagged as: rural economy
Tue, Apr 24 2012
The combination of the down economy and the eminent loss of federal timber dollars has made Curry County one of the worst-off in Oregon.
Fri, Jan 13 2012
A married couple of doctors are getting ready to move from Madras to Seattle. How has 15-years in the community influenced their lives, and how has their service impacted the town?
Tue, Jul 19 2011
Timber payments are set to expire at the end of September — what's happening in Congress to come up with a solution?
Tue, Jun 28 2011
What are rural communities in Oregon doing to create jobs?
Wed, May 11 2011
We're tackling two more items from the May ballot: a five-year levy to raise $3.6 million for Baker School District and a temporary income tax in Eugene to fund schools.
Fri, Apr 22 2011
Mon, Sep 6 2010
What makes rural economies thrive?
Thu, Jul 22 2010
What are the changing economic realities of ranching in eastern Oregon?
Tue, Jul 20 2010
Where do economic and environmental sustainability meet in the woods?
Fri, Jun 25 2010
What does it take for a young person in rural Oregon to choose — or not choose — farming as a career?
Thu, Jun 24 2010
What's the key to building a vibrant economy in rural communities?
Wed, Jun 23 2010
Measuring the economic impact of marijuana in Southern Oregon.
Mon, May 31 2010
What economic changes will multiple wind energy projects bring to the Columbia River Gorge?
Tue, Apr 20 2010
The Rural Economy Project visits Newport to explore what the coastal community is doing to attract "lifestyle entrepreneurs" and kickstart its economy.