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Rich Duncan Construction Celebrates VP of Operations’ 20th Anniversary

Written by Luis Ramirez on Apr. 9th, 2024

Nate Cook, Vice President of Operations at Rich Duncan Construction, recently celebrated his 20th anniversary with the company. Cook, a business partner at the firm, was honored with a celebration marking this significant milestone.

"We organized a social hour at Rudy’s, where Rich surprised him with a blue Corvette," said Brooke Scott, Communications C…

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Salem Events: April

Written by Alex Ferry on Apr. 1st, 2024
DATETIMELOCATIONEVENTRESOURCEAdmission3-Apr11AM - 2PMOregon State Fairgrounds Cascade Building 2330 17th St. NE Salem, OR"Careers Over Coffee" Job Fairkbolen@co.marion.or.usFree3-Apr5:30PM - 7:30PM1230 State Event Venue 1230 State St. Salem, OR 97301Salem Real Estate Investor's Groupalex@ferryinsurance.usFree4-Apr7AM - 8:30AMSalem Area Chamber of Commerce
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Local Real Estate Market Report: Explanation of the Infographic & it’s Trends

Written by Brittney Zijlstra on Mar. 26th, 2024

By: Statistics presented by WVMLS (Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service) in collaboration with Domus Analytics

This month’s infographic from WVMLS compares February 2024 data to the same period in 2023. The focus is on residential listings with lots sizes under half an acre in the Salem/Keizer area. A noteworthy shift up 4.2% in new listings compa…

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Two Tips for Rebuilding Credit

Written by Oregon State Credit Union on Mar. 26th, 2024

Rebuilding credit can seem impossible, but with time (at least 6 months) and consistency, it’s very straight-forward. Here are the two tips for rebuilding your score: 1. Set up auto-pay so you never miss a minimum payment. On-time payment history is the largest part of a credit score (35%). 2. Focus on reducing your debt load. Pay down debt and keep in

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Had heart trouble? Six lifestyle changes to consider

Written by Salem Health Community Health Education Center on Mar. 25th, 2024

Lifestyle factors have a huge influence on your overall health as well as your risk for future cardiovascular issues. This list is probably nothing new, but that doesn't mean it's not important!

If you smoke, quit. Smoking damages your heart, lungs and blood vessels, and makes it harder for your body to repair itself. Eat a nutrient-rich, low-choles…
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Salem Business & Political Roundtable: Rethinking State Housing Strategies with a Focus on Human Dignity

Written by Promise King on Mar. 20th, 2024

The recent legislative endeavors to address Oregon's housing crisis are marked by an influx of financial investment and nods to cultural initiatives but lack meaningful substance. Many of these proposals overlook innovative approaches to housing affordability and miss crucial opportunities for investments in construction workforce training - a pivotal fac

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City of Salem’s “Block 50 Project”

Written by Wyatt Jones on Mar. 20th, 2024

The City of Salem has taken a significant step forward in its downtown revitalization efforts with the selection of Edlen & Co. and deChase Miksis as development partners for the ambitious Block 50 project. This initiative aims to transform one of downtown Salem's largest undeveloped properties into a vibrant, mixed-use community hub, thereby marking

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Salinas Talks Immigration, Farm Bill, and More at Salem Forum

Written by George Plaven on Mar. 19th, 2024

In a closely divided Congress with razor-thin majorities in both chambers, U.S. Rep. Andrea Salinas (D-Ore.) emphasized the need for bipartisanship to deliver results on the country’s most pressing issues - including immigration, border security, and passing a new Farm Bill that provides a greater safety net for agricultural producers reeling from nat

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The ONE Easy-to-Fill Skill Gap Keeping Virtual Meetings From Turning Into Revenue

Written by James Alberson on Mar. 18th, 2024

Sales is a conversation between adults to uncover the truth.

At the end of the day, it’s all about initiating and supporting peer-to-peer conversations. But for too many salespeople, when it comes to virtual meetings, it seems like we're still a lot better at pushing buyers and influencers away than we are at drawing them in.  

We’re just…

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