A Hole New World

Katie Poppe, CEO of Blue Star Doughnuts, talks about what inspired her to try to sell a gourmet doughnut, how the company weathered the pandemic — and what’s next.

The Power of Partnership

How the Coos, Curry, and Douglas Counties Business Development Corporation’s award-winning Economic Recovery Initiative set up small businesses and nonprofits in Southern Oregon to thrive

A Crisis of Care

Oregon is rolling out new child care supports — including a $100 million investment — but advocates say the funding is ‘just a drop in the bucket’ for a crisis that’s hampering economic growth around the state.