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By John Charles Internship Coordanator | May 27, 2021

Even during a pandemic, Redmond’s Youth CareerConnect Internship Program is still going strong.

This emerging workforce program helps connect students from high school through university levels to real world experience with local companies and has been a great resource in our area for the past few years. 

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By REDI Staff | May 4, 2021

At the recent REDI News & Brews held at Initiative Brewing, Sr. Director Jon Stark presented an update on Redmond’s economic indexes impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. It has been a little over a year since the first announcement of the lockdowns. Stark showed how Redmond has fared in terms of employment and how the manufacturing sector adapted to such sudden change. Below are a few highlights of his presentation. Some of the numbers may surprise you.

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By REDI Staff | Mar 29, 2021

Surgical extraction of third molars is the most common invasive surgical procedure performed on adolescents and young adults age 15 to 25. What if wisdom teeth never formed at all?

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By REDI Staff | Feb 23, 2021

Redmond welcomes its newest addition to childcare: the Boulden-Rogen Early Childhood Academy. As Redmond grows in population, the need for quality childcare programs becomes more apparent.  We asked Heather Rogen, Owner/Director of the facility, about Redmond’s newest childcare solution; Baby Promise/Preschool Promise.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 29, 2021

Meet REDI Board Member (Emeritus): Barb Myers

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By REDI Staff | Jan 29, 2021

If you’ve driven along Hwy 97 recently, you may wonder as you approach Redmond’s south end of town, “what is the massive steel structure arising from the BasX parking lot?” 

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By Courtney Cobb - REDI Board Member | Jan 27, 2021

The 2021 state legislative session is underway, and Redmond Economic Development Inc. will play its usual role of engaging legislators about bills impacting businesses and future development and advocating for resources which help pull the private sector through the COVID recession.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 25, 2021

A Team-based Rapid Assessment of Community-Level Coronavirus Epidemics (TRACE) team from OSU will visit Redmond neighborhoods from January 29-31 as part of a joint effort to determine the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Redmond community.  The TRACE field teams will invite as many as 600 Redmond residents to conduct a nasal swab test for SARS-CoV-2 the virus that causes COVID-19. Since April 2020, TRACE research has already taken place in Corvallis, Bend, Hermiston, Newport, and Eugene.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 21, 2021

Did you know REDI has been celebrating its record year in 2020? Despite the pandemic, business recruiting and expansion efforts in Redmond are thriving in the traded sector.

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By REDI Staff | Jan 18, 2021

Prices are rising not because products are necessarily manufactured here; it is because they are being transported here. When you are out shopping this year, whether you are buying in person at a local store or shopping online and having something shipped to your door, consider the cost of supply chain. For many, if not all, sales transactions, the price of logistics is included in the products we buy. From transportation costs of materials manufactured, to the transportation costs of the finished merchandise,... Read More