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NEW STARTUP COMMUNITY DIRECTOR JOINS ONWARD EUGENE

Eugene public relations executive Caitlin Vargas has been tapped as the new Startup Community Director for Onward Eugene; an economic development organization that endeavors to grow inclusive economic prosperity in the region.

ONWARD EUGENE WINS MAJOR GRANT TO IMPROVE MCKENZIE VALLEY INTERNET ACCESS

Communities hit hard by the Holiday Farm Fire will be getting a boost, thanks to a $300,000 OVERCOME grant from US Ignite, the National Science Foundation, and Schmidt Futures. The purpose of the OVERCOME grant is to support underserved communities in the deployment of novel broadband technology solutions.

EUGENE WELCOMES SOUTHWEST AIRLINES

Eugene area passengers will soon have one more great reason to Fly Local, with the addition of Southwest Airlines and several new nonstop flight options. Southwest Airlines has announced that they will begin service at the Eugene Airport in the second half of 2021.