Health care training can boost economy, The News-Review (May 8, 2016)
For decades, Southern Oregon’s economy thrived on timber and wood products, providing steady jobs handed down from one generation to the next.
Yet, logging restrictions coupled with a range of other factors, including tough market conditions through the Great Recession, have taken a significant toll on the industry. And, while some recovery is now taking place, one group, Oregonians for Rural Health, has mobilized to diversify the regional economy by capitalizing on the steady strength of healthcare. (Read more…)