Mid Columbia Economic Development District strives to promote the creation of family-wage jobs, the diversification of the economic base, and the growth, development and retention of business and industry in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat and Skamania Counties
MCEDD is organized as a government non-profit in Oregon as an ORS-190 and in Washington through RCW 39.34.010.
June 7, 2017 – Aerospace industry, led by Insitu, lifts economies of Columbia Gorge communities
By Troy Brynelson, Columbian staff writer
“On a recent Wednesday morning, Everybody’s Brewing already had a short line at its door 10 minutes before opening. Then, right before its doors opened, polo-clad workers from a nearby avionics company rounded the corner and joined the wait. Within an hour, the brewpub roiled with a lunchtime crowd, which seemed out of scale with the midsized building, perched on a hill in a small town that looked to fit well within a postcard for the Columbia River Gorge. The owners weren’t surprised, though. […]”
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