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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Providence Health & Services

By SOREDI | June 10, 2019

A Tradition of World-Class Care The basis for any strong community is the health of its people, and for more than 100 years, Providence has continued to bring a robust wellness strategy to the Rogue Valley through its values of dignity, compassion, justice, excellence, and integrity. High touch converges with high tech to make Providence […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Erickson

By SOREDI | September 20, 2018

Strength and Maneuverability in the Sky Residents of the Pacific Northwest are familiar with the potential for forest fires that impact our environment. Every fire season, Erickson’s iconic bright orange dragonfly-looking Aircranes can be spotted in the skies–critical weapons in the fight against forest fires. It all began in 1971, when Jack Erickson expanded his aerial logging experience […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Timber Products Company

By SOREDI | September 13, 2018

From Seed to Finish Timber Products Company, a fourth-generation, family-owned organization embodies the values of environmental stewardship, manufacturing excellence, and customer partnerships. With manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Timber Products began operations in Southern Oregon in 1967. Hardwood plywood, softwood plywood, particle board, decorative overlays and trucking operations represent five Timber Products divisions and 850 employees who call Southern Oregon home, with […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: InfoStructure

By SOREDI | August 16, 2018

In 1994, InfoStructure began as the vision of local Southern Oregon University students. Founded as an Internet Service Provider (ISP), InfoStructure was later acquired by Prime-Time Ventures, LLC in 2003.

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Blackstone Audio

By SOREDI | May 14, 2018

Books at the Speed of Sound Craig and Michelle Black’s journey into entrepreneurship began while they were still living around Los Angeles back in the 1980s. Like many a frustrated commuter, Craig was tired of spending 90 minutes in traffic twice a day, so he started bringing books with him to read in the car while […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: AllCare Health

By SOREDI | January 5, 2018

Changing Healthcare to Work for Southern Oregon Over the last twenty years, AllCare IPA has grown to better serve Southern Oregon under the AllCare Health brand. AllCare Health is a physician owned organization headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon. It started in 1994 when a small group of local physicians formed an Independent Physician Association (IPA) […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Duro-Last

By SOREDI | December 21, 2017

Raising the Roof One Building at a Time Duro-Last has experienced rapid growth in recent years, with more than 750 employees across multiple facilities. It maintains its headquarters in Saginaw, Michigan. Tim Hart, Vice President of Western Operations at Duro-Last said that Duro-Last has been particularly successful in Josephine County, Oregon. Duro-Last has been able to recruit highly skilled […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Rising Sun Farms

By SOREDI | December 4, 2017

Organic Goodness Rooted in the Rogue Valley At the dawn of the organic food phenomena, one of the pioneers of what would become a multi-billion industry is Southern Oregon’s very own Rising Sun Farms. It was 1982, and owner Elizabeth Fujas had worked on an ocean racing yacht, cooking up an abundance of fresh food […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Caldera Brewing Company

By SOREDI | September 12, 2017

It’s in the Hops Served in Southern Oregon as well as 16 states and three countries, Caldera Brewing Company has been quietly revolutionizing beer-making in the Rogue Valley since 1991. The brewery made a name for itself in 2005 by becoming the first West Coast craft brewery to offer its brews in cans. It has […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Thomason Hospitality Group

By SOREDI | August 24, 2017

Tapping Into the Tastes of the Region Nearly a decade ago, Dave Thomason passed up the greatest opportunity of his professional life. CEO of the Thomason Hospitality Group, which owns and operates more than 40 restaurants from Ashland to Beaverton, Thomason turned down former Oregon Senator and banker Brady Adam’s invitation to operate what is now […]

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