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Parking 101 Outlines Bend’s Upcoming Downtown Parking Study

Did you miss the City of Bend’s “Parking 101” sessions last month? Don’t fret, carve out 50 minutes and sit back for an overview of what regional experts will track as they undertake a year-long review of parking use in the city’s downtown district. You can watch the video below: February’s Parking 101 sessions kicked […]

Central Oregon SCORE Achieves Client Service Distinction

Bend, OR. —SCORE National has announced that Central Oregon SCORE ranked 7th out of 350 SCORE Chapters in Client Satisfaction.  On a scale of 1-5 SCORE Central Oregon clients rated the services they received from Central Oregon SCORE at 4.42 “We are honored to receive such recognition from our clients,” says Central Oregon SCORE Chapter […]

Bend Business Resource Spotlight: Deschutes County Library

When you think about business resources available at the local library, it probably conjures images of books on business planning, biographies of industry moguls, and the like. Not so fast! The Deschutes County Library offers a robust online and in-person suite of resources targeted at local business owners and budding entrepreneurs. The price of admission? […]

EDCO Seeks Business Development Intern

Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is looking for a Business Development Intern to begin immediately. The position will be exposed to a wide variety of tasks, people and companies. More specifically, the intern will: Get exposure to Central Oregon’s broad business community Partner with EDCO staff to execute the organization’s various well-attended events Receive a […]

March 14, 2016 Uncategorized Tags:

EDCO Annual Luncheon Spotlights Regional Growth, Challenges, & Opportunities

The EDCO Annual Luncheon filled the Riverhouse Convention Center yesterday. An estimated 600 attendees from across the region gathered to network, highlight EDCO success stories from the past year, and hear from national experts on how Central Oregon stacks up economically after a year of growth. You can click here to access a full writeup […]

Gas line construction downtown, informational open house

Cascade Natural Gas Corporation is in the process of replacing and updating gas lines to ensure customers have safe and efficient natural gas services. Cascade Natural Gas is starting work in the downtown Bend area this spring. This will include the alley that runs from Louisiana Avenue to Greenwood Avenue, between NW Wall Street and […]

Colorado Avenue Bridge Lane Closure

Starting March 14 and lasting up to three weeks, one lane of the Colorado Avenue bridge will close during daytime hours while crews finish work associated with a sewer line installation on the bridge. One lane of the bridge will remain open with flaggers directing traffic, but significant delays are expected and drivers are advised […]

Portions of Shevlin-Hixon Drive to close in March & April

Beginning today, March 7, portions of Shevlin Hixon Drive will be closed until late April as crews install sewer pipe under the roadway to the new Colorado Lift Station. If you frequent the area read on to make sure you can continue to access the businesses during the construction (see the map below for a […]