Weekly Oregon Employment Opportunities

For the week ending April 5, 2013

OREGON COAST

• Bell and Whistle, a coffee shop, opened at the Port of Brookings Harbor. Curry Coastal Pilot, 4/3/2013

• The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay laid off three workers. The World, 4/2/2013

• Speedy Glass, an auto glass service, opened in Seaside. The Daily Astorian, 3/28/2013

• Sapphire Center opened in Lincoln City. It offers physical and spiritual therapy. News-Times, 3/27/2013

SOUTHERN OREGON

• Pediatric TLC will open in Grants Pass. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 3/27/2013

• Construction began on a new dental clinic at the Veteran’s Administration campus in Roseburg. It is expected to be completed this fall. The News-Review, 3/13/2013

CENTRAL OREGON / COLUMBIA GORGE
• Brigham Fish Products, a fish market, will open in Cascade Locks. Hood River News, 4/2/2013

• Mt. Hood Pullout, a restaurant, opened in Mt. Hood. Hood River News, 4/2/2013

• Pure Kitchen, a restaurant serving tapas and small plates, will open in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013

• Jeff Murray Photography, a photography art gallery, will open in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013

• Sweet Saigon, a Vietnamese restaurant, opened in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013

• The Drake, an upscale diner is under construction in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013

• Ju-Bee-Lee, a women’s accessories and gift store, will open in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013

• Picky Bars, a nutrition bar maker, moved to Bend where it will manage sales and marketing of its gluten- and dairy-free bars. Manufacturing of the bars is done in Spokane by a partnering snack bar maker. The Bulletin, 3/26/2013

• Nyback’s Floral and Vintage Shoppe in Klamath Falls will reopen. Herald and News, 3/24/2013

EASTERN OREGON

• Two restaurants, Panda Express and Little Caesars Pizza, will open in Ontario. Argus Observer, 3/7/2013

PORTLAND AND SURROUNDING AREAS

• Hatch Restaurant and Bar opened in downtown Portland. It offers fare inspired by the Gulf of Mexico. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013

• Atomic Pizza Hollywood opened in northeast Portland. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013

• Eve in Eden, a vintage bridal boutique, opened in northwest Portland. The Oregonian, 3/24/2013

• Yoga OMazing opened in Hillsboro. The Oregonian, 3/24/2013

• Thistle & Bone, a curiosity shop, opened in southeast Portland. The Oregonian, 3/24/2013

• Ladd’s Inn in southeast Portland closed. The Oregonian, 3/17/2013

• Block Bikes opened in north Portland. It offers bike accessories and repair services. It will also begin selling bikes in the coming months. The Oregonian, 3/17/2013

• Fresh Start Espresso in St. Helens will close its coffee shop. The South County Spotlight, 3/13/2013

WILLAMETTE VALLEY

• Funky Bun, a gourmet hot dog shop, will open in Monmouth. Polk County Itemizer-Observer, 3/27/2013

• Burley Design, a manufacturer of bike trailers, expanded to a larger building in west Eugene. Its manufacturing is done in China, but it plans to add four to five people this year and up to 65 over the next five years at its new location. The Register-Guard, 3/17/2013

• Two Togo’s Eateries opened in Eugene. The Register-Guard, 3/15/2013

• Armstrong Wellness, a full-service, family practice clinic, opened in Salem. Statesman Journal, 3/11/2013

• Oregon State University and Samaritan Health Services plan to build a sports medicine facility on the OSU campus in Corvallis. It is scheduled to be completed by the fall of 2014 and will serve patients from the university and the local community. Portland Business Journal, 3/1/2013

MULTI-REGION

• NORPAC Foods Inc. and Hillsboro-based Henningsen Cold Storage plan to build a 260,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in southeast Salem. NORPAC will move its corporate headquarters from Stayton and relocate staff from Lake Oswego to a new office in southeast Salem. Henningsen will employ about 35 workers in Salem. Statesman Journal, 4/3/2013

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