Renewable Energy Production Jobs in Oregon Totaled 1,825 in 2018.

By Research Division of the Oregon Employment Department | April 18, 2019

Earth Day is held every year in the United States on April 22nd as a day intended to raise awareness and invoke an appreciation for the Earth’s environment. In honor of the 49th official Earth Day, here is some information about renewable energy production jobs in Oregon!

In the U.S., renewables provided 13 percent of the energy generated in 2017 according to the U.S. Energy Information

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Notes from Colleen’s Desk: The Common Denominator

By Codi Spodnik | April 17, 2019

You may be wondering what drives the initiatives we take on at SOREDI.  Initiatives like our long-standing and award-winning Industry Tours, our Southern Oregon Edge business profiles, the annual Rogue Tech Collective Tech Tour, and SOREDI Quest, were all initiated by SOREDI in the last decade. While we do love to create and implement relevant […]

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By SOREDI | April 17, 2019

On Friday, April 19, SOREDI will hold a gala Finale event for its initiative known as SOREDI Quest. Designed as a way to educate local high school students about potential careers that exist among the many world-class employers in Southern Oregon, Quest was an online scavenger hunt that used clues and questions to lead students […]

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Oregon Adds 5,700 Jobs in March

By Research Division of the Oregon Employment Department | April 16, 2019

Oregon’s total nonfarm payroll employment rose 5,700 jobs in March, following a decline of 1,200 jobs in February. Five major industries each added close to 1,000 jobs in March: professional and business services (+1,300 jobs), government (+1,100), health care and social assistance (+900), other services (+800), and leisure and hospitality (+700). None of the major industries cut a substantial

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February 2019 Oregon Statewide Economic Indicators

By Tim Duy | April 11, 2019

This is the University of Oregon State of Oregon Economic Indicators for February 2019. The release date is April 11, 2019. Special thanks to our sponsor, KeyBank Link to full report (with charts) here. The Oregon Measure of Economic Activity… Continue Reading

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Made in Oregon: A Profile of the State’s Manufacturing Sector

By Research Division of the Oregon Employment Department | April 11, 2019

Oregon-made products have secured a spot on store shelves around the country, and even the world. Some of these products have obvious Oregon roots, tasty things like marionberry jam, cheese, fine wines, and beers that say ‘Oregon’ right on the label. Some Oregon-made products remain out of view, however. For example, components in the device you’re reading this article with might have been made

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Rogue Valley Precast Casts Its Net, Finds Its Catch In Southern Oregon

By SOREDI | April 11, 2019

SOREDI is pleased to announce that Rogue Valley Precast, a subsidiary of Columbia Precast (Woodland, WA) will open a new plant in June, 2019 in White City. Specializing in manholes, catch basins, box culverts, vaults and custom designs, Rogue Valley Precast produces solutions for roads, parking lots, tunnels and trenches that save contractors time and […]

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Community Gems: The Sasquatch Festival

By Codi Spodnik | April 10, 2019

You’ve heard of sitting on Santa’s lap, but what about Sasquatch’s? After famous Bigfoot sightings in the early 2000s, Cave Junction made national news and is to this day listed as one of the top places to conduct Bigfoot searches around the nation. Recently the 2,000-some person city, recognized as the ‘Gateway to the Oregon […]

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January 2019 Oregon Regional Economic Indicators

By Tim Duy | April 9, 2019

Good morning.  Below is the University of Oregon Regional Economic Indexes for January 2019. The release date is April 10, 2019. We thank KeyBank for their generous support of this project. Strong employment gains boosted regional measures in the first… Continue Reading

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Southern Oregon Wildfire & Visitor Perception Survey

By Codi Spodnik | April 4, 2019

SOREDI has been pleased to act as the fiscal agent for a grant from the Governor’s Office Local Economic Opportunity Fund (LEOF) to Travel Southern Oregon, in the amount of $51,850, for the purpose of conducting this study.  The Southern Oregon Wildfire & Visitor Perception Study tells the story of visitors to our region, the […]

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