Internet giant saves millions, will still pay most taxes in county
Public hearings set next week The City of The Dalles and Wasco County have negotiated an agreement with Google to provide the company with millions in tax breaks in exchange for a long-term investment in public services.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales rose last month to the highest level since February 2007 as buyers rushed to close deals before mortgage rates increased further.
Things are starting to churn: It’s exciting to see more activity on the commercial real estate front, particularly in the business corridor.
Maupin Stoves-n-Spahs will take on former furniture store Daniel and Lori Bonham, owners of Maupin’s Stoves-N-Spahs, are making an investment in downtown The Dalles and maintaining a family tradition in the process.
Community Bank has announced the opening of a new loan production office to service the Columbia River Gorge area. The new office is located in The Dalles at 320 E. Fourth St. The bank has occupied the space since August while improvements to the facility were made. It’s now officially open for business.
Norco Medical Supply is also planning a move at the end of the month.
Civic will host show and ‘pop-up’ shops this Friday Downtown The Dalles shopping opportunities will be on the catwalk this Friday, Sept. 20, at the Our Town, The Dalles Fashion Show.
Representatives from the office of Economic and Business Equity for Gov. John Kitzhaber will bring the Marketplace Roadshow to The Dalles Sept. 18. The event is being hosted in partnership with the Columbia Gorge Small Business Development Center from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Community College.
Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce has hired Tamara Kaufman as its new executive director.
Small business, big exposure: We’ve seen Copa Di Vino become one of The Dalles’ economic success stories, growing from a small, struggling concern, trying to grow their brand in a downtown historic building to an expanding enterprise employing more than 100 workers.
Blue Angel Handyman offers wide range of services
Jose “Joe” Morales has been in the construction business since age 18, and since moving to The Dalles several months ago, he has begun offering those services as a handyman to local residents.
A federal budget-cutting proposal threatens to reduce Medicare payments to 15 rural Oregon hospitals, and hospital and state officials said the impact could be devastating.
A consumer group says Oregon needs to change its new medical malpractice law to prevent it from protecting bad doctors.
Oregon health officials are considering whether to use the state’s authority to approve or reject health insurance premiums as a tool to drive down health care costs.
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