Oregon’s honorable titan

By returning to the basics of journalism, Les Zaitz hopes he has found a successful business model for newspapers.

Short take: A conversation with Rick Abel

On September 14th and 15th, Klamath Community College hosted a Rural Business Summit aimed at strengthening ties between local businesses and rural economic development agencies.  

Oregon Business spoke to Rick Abel, head of development and retention for the Klamath County Economic Development Association, about a few of the summit themes: growing a rural workforce, leveraging regional strengths and making friends with the competition. (This interview has been edited for clarity.)