Southern Oregon Edge

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Pallet Wine Company

By SOREDI | June 4, 2017

A Serious Crush on Wine Pallet Wine Company has had a crush on the Rogue Valley for almost 10 years, developing close relationships with local wineries to craft some of the finest vintages in the region. “It’s a great place to live — very friendly,” said owner Linda Donovan. “The wines are getting better and […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Amy’s Kitchen

By SOREDI | May 23, 2017

Handcrafting Flavor in Southern Oregon Amy’s Kitchen, a pioneer in the healthy food business, made an investment in Southern Oregon 10 years ago that has been heralded as a defining moment in the region’s economy. In 2006, the Santa Rosa-based company did a lot of soul searching before selecting a tract of land north of Medford […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Medford International Airport

By SOREDI | April 5, 2017

Connecting Southern Oregon to the World After a long journey from faraway lands, weary travelers marvel at how easy it is to get in and out of the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport. The spacious terminal and robust Wi-Fi come as a welcome surprise for weary visitors and locals who have fought crowds, long lines and […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Taylor’s Sausage

By SOREDI | February 7, 2017

Old-World Tradition With A Country Attitude. Far from any city, Taylor’s Sausage founded a family business on a solid country attitude that has earned it a big star on the region’s food and wine map. The fifth-generation company began in 1918 in Calgary, Canada, migrated to Los Angeles and then to the Bay Area. Finally, on […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Global Caché

By SOREDI | December 15, 2016

Enabling Connectivity in Venues Large and Small. JACKSONVILLE, OR — A mainstay of this small Southern Oregon community for more than a decade, Global Caché enjoys a worldwide reputation for innovative products that provide easy automation solutions. Transplants from Silicon Valley of California, co-founders Walt Keller and Robin Ford, and their daughter, Marketing Director Rusty Keller, prefer to […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Cropper Medical

By SOREDI | December 8, 2016

The Science of Human Performance. ASHLAND, OR — Thin, lightweight and breathable. Bio Skin from Cropper Medical is the ideal compression material for sports medicine applications. Recently, the Ashland-based company has added Bio Skin sports apparel to its roster, providing athletes with preventive support and improved performance. “It’s helping people either prevent injuries or to help themselves […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Hunter Communications

By SOREDI | September 15, 2016

Keeping the Rogue Valley Connected MEDFORD, OR – Hunter Communications isn’t the biggest name in the world of fiber-optic communications, but it’s the company Rogue Valley businesses turn to if they want a reliable, lightning fast connection. The company’s specialized dual-ring design provides redundant systems that surround local cities ensuring that if a line goes down another is […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Plexis Healthcare Systems

By SOREDI | July 5, 2016

Empowering the Technology of Healthcare ASHLAND, OR – Headquartered in Southern Oregon, PLEXIS delivers enterprise core healthcare administration and claims management solutions to employer groups and healthcare payers throughout the United States and 15 countries, affecting over 70 million people worldwide. “At PLEXIS, our guiding mission is to create positive and meaningful change within the healthcare […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Britt Music & Arts Festival

By SOREDI | June 28, 2016

Magic Under the Stars. JACKSONVILLE, OR – A music festival that began in the summer of 1963 on a simple plywood stage erected on a hillside in Jacksonville has become one of the most famous entertainment offerings in the Pacific Northwest. Britt Music & Arts Festival continues to bring in world-class acts for four months […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Dutch Bros

By SOREDI | June 7, 2016

Where Something’s Always Brewing. GRANTS PASS, OR – “Espresso! It’s like coffee on steroids,” said Travis Boersma, who first proposed the idea of a coffee stand to his brother. “We should sell espresso.” And with those words, Dutch Bros was born and has since grown from a simple pushcart to more than 325 locations in Oregon, […]

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