Economy

Economy, Business, Finance & Labor

Rachael McDonald

After Douglas County voters this month rejected a ballot measure to establish a special library funding district, officials are seeking other ideas for how to keep the county’s 11 branch libraries open. There’s a public town hall Tuesday evening in Roseburg.

Jon Ditgen

The first major snowstorm of the holiday season is a gift to businesses across the Oregon Cascades.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

Saint Vincent de Paul

The supply of affordable housing continues to grow in Lane County, but it can’t keep up with demand. A project in Springfield recently received state funding.

University of Oregon

Portland State University is out with its annual estimates of the population of Oregon's cities. The report highlights who gets bragging rights for being Oregon's second largest city, after Portland.

For years, Eugene residents had been secure in the knowledge that their city was bigger and better than Salem. Then last May radio listeners learned that they were just half right:

(Sound of radio newscaster:  Newly released estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show the city of Salem has slightly more people than the city of Eugene......)

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The former Hynix plant in West Eugene is up for sale again.

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Oregon’s economic health is still on a steady rebound since the last recession, according to one analyst.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene wants to improve its downtown public spaces. They’re hoping people will get involved with several upcoming events.

Brian Bull

In Eugene, a groundbreaking ceremony was held today for a new affordable housing community…of 22 tiny houses. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Brian Bull

It’s an increasingly familiar story…small craft brewery draws fans, expands, and then…gets scooped up by “Big Beer”.

Brian Bull

After nearly forty years, a Eugene gun shop is closing.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the owner says competing online sales are partly behind the decision.  

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