Oregon Busuiness Activity For The Week Ending June 7, 2013


For the week ending June 7, 2013

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• Fred Meyer in Warrenton is undergoing a $15-million expansion that will add about 16 workers. The Daily Astorian, 5/30/2013

• Buddha Kat Winery, a wine bar, will open in Seaside in July. The Daily Astorian, 5/28/2013

• Adventist Health Tillamook Regional Medical Center opened the Tillamook Medical Plaza. The $4.5-million building will house urgent care, cardiology, podiatry, medical imaging, internal medicine, family medicine, and general and orthopedic surgery departments. Headlight-Herald, 5/22/2013


• Black Horse Boutique opened in Grants Pass. It offers hats, purses, accessories, and clothes. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 6/2/2013

• Infuzed Xpress opened in Grants Pass. The drive-through eatery offers a healthy, surfer-themed menu. Grants Pass Daily Courier, 5/26/2013


• Bandits Mercantile opened in Sisters. It offers clothing, home décor, and specialty items that reflect Western or motorcycle themes. The Nugget Newspaper, 6/4/2013

• The Klamath County School District will eliminate seven teaching positions for the 2013-14 school year. Most positions are expected to be cut through retirements. Herald and News, 6/1/2013

• 1,000 Friends of Oregon will close its office in Bend. The Bulletin, 5/30/2013

• Deschutes County plans to eliminate about nine full-time equivalent positions in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. The Bulletin, 5/29/2013

• Growler Phil’s, a growler filling station, will open in Bend. The Bulletin, 5/24/2013

• Pickles Produce opened in Prineville. Central Oregonian, 5/21/2013

• Michele’s Simply Sweet bakery opened in Klamath Falls. Herald and News, 5/19/2013


• MaySons Old Fashioned General Store opened in Pendleton. East Oregonian, 5/17/2013

• The Big Bear Lodge in Hines reopened. In addition to serving burgers, fries, and other food, the lodge features a dance floor, pool tables, and a bar. Burns Times-Herald, 5/15/2013


• Whole Foods Market plans to open a store in Tigard in the summer of 2014. It will replace Lamb’s Thriftway, which will close in August. The Oregonian, 6/5/2013

• Under Armour plans to hire 20 workers at its Portland shoe design office. Portland Business Journal, 6/5/2013

• Slik Stuf, a curiosity shop, opened in Portland’s Pearl District. Neighborhood Notes, 6/4/2013

• Prehispanica Mexican Cuisine restaurant opened in downtown Portland. The Oregonian, 6/3/2013

• Old Salt Marketplace opened in northeast Portland. It features a deli, market, bakery, commissary kitchen, cooking school, and supper club. The Oregonian, 6/2/2013

• Shannon’s Boutiques & More opened in Scappoose. It offers fine jewelry, clothing, antiques, designer home furnishings, and gifts. The South County Spotlight, 5/31/2013

• Ricoh Co., a Japanese printer and copier company, will lay off 70 sales, billing, service, and administrative workers at its Tigard facility later this year. The Oregonian, 5/31/2013

• Brickyard Tavern opened in Beaverton. The Oregonian, 5/28/2013

• LaCrosse Footwear Inc. plans to open a store for its Danner brand in downtown Portland next fall. Portland Business Journal, 5/20/2013

• Lightbar will open in southeast Portland. The café, bar, and bistro will have light-therapy devices for use and sale. The Oregonian, 5/19/2013


• The Willamette Education Service District Board in Salem approved its 2013-14 budget, which will eliminate up to 37 full-time jobs. Statesman Journal, 6/6/2013

• Canada-based aluminum extruder APEL will move from Springfield to a larger facility in Coburg. It plans to spend $12 million and add 25 to 30 workers. The Register-Guard, 6/6/2013

• Eclectic, a boutique offering gowns, business and casual attire, shoes, hand bags, jewelry, and art, opened in Albany. Albany Democrat-Herald, 6/3/2013

• Central Linn Kidco Head Start in Brownsville closed due to federal budget sequestration cuts. Albany Democrat-Herald, 5/29/2013

• Iggy’s Café opened in northeast Salem. Statesman Journal, 5/21/2013

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