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KBNW Business Briefs for 07/10/14

BEND, OR — Business Oregon will lead a delegation of five outdoor gear and apparel companies, including Bend’s Hydro Flask, to an outdoor trade show in Germany.  The show, witch features more than 900 exhibitors from 40 counties runs Thursday through Read More

New Cover Oregon Director Earns Hefty Salary

SALEM, OR — The new director of Cover Oregon will have a six-figure base salary.  Aaron Patnode will earn $215,000 (two hundred fifteen thousand) a year, and he will be eligible for performance-based incentive pay of more than $32,000.  Cover Oregon Board Chair Read More

Missing Keizer Man Found Dead

SALEM, OR — The body Keizer man reported missing over a month ago was found this week in a Marion County field.  Oregon State Police said Robert Allen Knupp, 54, was first reported missing on June 8th after his vehicle was found abandoned at an I-5 rest area.  The Read More

Baker City Mayor Sues City Over Utility Bills

BAKER CITY, OR — The mayor of Baker City, who is fighting City Hall over water and sewer bills, has been stripped of his title.  Richard Langrell will remain on the City Council.  In Baker City, the council chooses a mayor from among its seven members to create Read More