Weekly Oregon Empoyment Report For The Week Of April 12, 2013

For the week ending April 12, 2013
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OREGON COAST
• South Coast Hydrographics LLC opened in Coos Bay. It uses water-transfer printing to apply graphics to irregularly shaped objects. The World, 4/5/2013
• Always Young Skin Care will open in Coos Bay. It will offer esthetician services such as diamond microdermabrasion, hot stone treatments, massage, and waxing. The World, 3/30/2013
• Dutch Brothers will open a drive-through coffee shop in Seaside. The Daily Astorian, 3/28/2013
SOUTHERN OREGON
• Roux 26 restaurant opened in Grants Pass. It offers American and Italian fare. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 4/7/2013
• The Windmill Inn, a hotel complex in Ashland that closed in 2007, will be remodeled and reopen by spring 2014. It will employ 100 people to work in management, food and banquet service, housekeeping, and groundskeeping. Mail Tribune, 4/6/2013
• Dawn’s Beauty Nook opened in Yoncalla. The News-Review, 4/1/2013
CENTRAL OREGON / COLUMBIA GORGE
• Blue Pine Kitchen and Bar, a gastropub, opened in Bend. The Bulletin, 4/5/2013
• Jefferson County plans to reduce its workforce by more than 15 full-time employees for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The Madras Pioneer, 4/3/2013
• Jumpin’ Jack’s Java will open in Cascade Locks in May. Hood River News, 4/2/2013
• Bluebird Coffee Company will open in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013
• Studio Shen, a massage and body works business, will open in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013
• FootZone will open a second store in Bend. The Bulletin, 3/28/2013
• Heaven Scent Massage and Spa Therapy opened in Madras. The Madras Pioneer, 3/27/2013

EASTERN OREGON
• Smart Wireless, an authorized AT&T retailer, opened a store in La Grande. The Observer, 3/20/2013
PORTLAND AND SURROUNDING AREAS
• Treehouse, a technology training startup headquartered in Portland, plans to add about 200 jobs as soon as next year. KATU, 4/9/2013
• Jenteal Soaps & Gifts opened in Newberg. The Newberg Graphic, 4/9/2013
• The Portland Development Commission plans to cut 40 positions before July 2014. The Oregonian, 4/5/2013
• The Fireside restaurant opened in northwest Portland. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013
• Ración opened in downtown Portland. It offers prix fixe, five-course meals for diners seated at a bar that circles the kitchen. It also has a tapas-menu-only lounge. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013
• Dekum Street Doorway, a garden supply store, opened in northeast Portland. It also carries feed for chicks, rabbits, and pigeons. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013
• Either/Or, a coffee shop, opened in southeast Portland. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013
• Township and Range, an 80-seat, family-friendly restaurant, opened in southeast Portland. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013
• Thai Noodle Etc. opened in northwest Portland. It offers more than 80 specialty Thai street foods. Neighborhood Notes, 4/2/2013
• Mirage Mediterranean Grill opened in Hillsboro. The Oregonian, 3/31/2013
• Young Art Lessons and Young Art Fashion, side-by-side stores in Vancouver, will close. The Columbian, 3/21/2013
• Island Station Media Lab opened in Milwaukie. The studio offers space for shooting music videos, film scenes, or commercials; a drum tracking room; and a vocal booth. The Oregonian, 3/10/2013
WILLAMETTE VALLEY
• The Drunken German, a restaurant and bar, opened in Mt. Angel. Appeal Tribune, 4/2/2013
• The Farmer’s Outlet meat market opened in Dallas. Polk County Itemizer-Observer, 4/2/2013
• MetLife Auto & Home opened an office in Salem. Statesman Journal, 3/20/2013
• American Mattress opened in Springfield. The Register-Guard, 3/15/2013
• Nathan Good Architects in Salem added three employees. Statesman Journal, 3/14/2013
• Frozation Nation Frozen Yogurt opened in downtown Salem. Statesman Journal, 3/13/2013

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