Local Leaders Discuss Economic Progress

EUGENE, Ore. — Businesses and community leaders met Thursday to talk about economic progress in Lane County. The Regional Prosperity Summit was held at the Ford Alumni Center on the University of Oregon campus. Speakers say the county’s economy has shifted since the last summit during the recession in 2009. The unemployment rate has declined, … Continue reading »

Grants Help Local Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County is now taking applications for a $300,000 grant that would go toward helping local businesses grow. Lane County leaders say they’re glad this program is back because it will help add more jobs to the local economy. Business owners say they’re grateful for the funds. “When we did hear about … Continue reading »