Redmond, Oregon based Straw Propeller Gourmet Foods will present arguments in favor of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement at Nike’s Trade Summit on May 8th. President Obama, Senator Ron Wyden and Phil Knight, Nike CEO requested the presence of Straw Propeller’s CEO, Patricia Bartelson to attend the summit and speak to the press about the benefits of free trade.Read More
Garrett Loveall wanted a project that combined his passion for entrepreneurship with his two decades of sewing experience. And so, July Nine was born in 2012.
Three years later, that project has become his business. He designs, manufactures and ships his tote bags to places like Japan and South Korea from a garage attached to his Redmond home.Read More
Oregon may be synonymous with wet winters, tall trees, and covered wagons, but lately the state has taken on another meaning. For many, Oregon is now synonymous with home. In fact, more Americans are now calling Oregon home than ever before. In 2014, Oregon was the most moved-to U.S. state, according to the annual National Movers Study conducted by United Van Lines. Inbound residents made up 66 percent of moves to and from the state (a 5 percent increase from 2013, in which Oregon also held the top spot).Read More