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Almost 14 percent of Oregon’s labor force works in agriculture, an ever-evolving industry. To educate the next generation of leaders in agriculture Eastern Oregon University in La Grande is launching a major in ag entrepreneurship this fall. Read more

Tourist spending on Oregon's North Coast tends to be slower during the winter and pick up the pace in March. But this year, March came with cases of COVID-19, followed by statewide restrictions to hinder the spread of the disease. Local restaurants, hotels, shops, attractions and more had to… Read more

The speed limit on Oregon Highway 82 drops to 35 mph at Lostine in Wallowa County, which is slow enough to notice the few “downtown” businesses. An ag mechanic, the old grange, the tavern (closed), the coffee drive thru and M. Crow & Co. Read more

When Facebook approached the city of Prineville nine years ago, the hope was the social media giant would fill the economic chasm left in the wake of a recession and a lagging logging industry. Read more

Working off the farm can have many upsides but the underlying motivation is usually simple: Making ends meet. Read more