Pamplin Media Group – DEEP THOUGHTS: Sorry, but I can’t seem to cowboy up

The Crooked River Roundup festivities are wonderful…but also a painful reminder that I am no cowboy It’s Roundup season again in Prineville, that annual celebration of our cowboy heritage that spawns a week of Western-tinged celebration throughout the community. It brings this town to life in a way nothing else can. And it reminds me … Read more

Child care is more expensive. What parents pay and how they’re coping

Hill Street Studios | Digitalvision | Getty Images American parents, already grappling with rising inflation, are facing another soaring cost: child care. Some 63% of parents report child care has become more expensive over the past year, according to a survey by That high number has many concerned about whether they can afford care … Read more


“We are so proud to partner with Smashburger® to introduce the first ever plant-based shakes at a national fast-casual chain,” said Aylon Steinhart, Co-founder and CEO of Eclipse. “This partnership marks an incredible milestone in advancing the plant-based movement and signals Smashburger’s® confidence in Eclipse as the plant-based dairy brand that mainstream consumers will crave. … Read more

Casual dining restaurant chains stage comeback with 2021 sales

The casual-dining segment’s sales were devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, but they surged back in 2021, with most big brands registering double-digit gains through a year that was buffeted by virus surges. While restoring seating capacity to dining rooms and retaining a sizable share of off-premises sales grown during the pandemic, the casual-dining … Read more

How to afford summer road trips amid high gas prices | News, Sports, Jobs

(AP) — A summer road trip used to be a cost-effective, easy getaway. This year, soaring gas prices and expensive rental cars might make you think twice about the road. According to the American Automobile Association, a federation of motor clubs throughout North America, the average gas price was $4.60 per gallon nationally before Memorial … Read more

Wix Pricing Guide – Forbes Advisor

A Wix e-commerce business plan is required for individuals and businesses that want to create an online store, need more HD video storage or want access to one of Wix’s powerful business apps such as Wix Bookings. These plans provide users with all the tools needed to establish and maintain an online store such as … Read more