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SMALL BUSINESS HAPPENINGS: Lackey opens business consulting firm in La Grande
A business consulting firm has opened in downtown La Grande.
Source One Consulting has opened its doors at 1015 Adams Ave. to offer a variety of business services to clients.
Owned and operated by John Lackey, Source One provides business, marketing, sales and feasibility plans, as well as help with financial planning, human resources, loan sources, income and expense analysis and lean technology.
“Our primary objective is to help people organize their thoughts and ideas,” Lackey said, adding that he hopes to assist businesses with the tools and resources to achieve their goals.
Small business class being offered in Baker County
Baker County Economic Development and Baker Employment Office are offering a “How to Start a Small Business” class.
The class is scheduled for noon April 8 at the Baker County Library, 2400 Resort St. in Baker City. The class is free.
The class will be taught by Baker County Economic Development Director Greg Smith and is designed for current business owners and those interested in learning the basics of developing a small business. Pre-registration is encouraged.
OTEC gets clean audit opinion from La Grande accounting firm
Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative received a clean audit opinion from the public accounting firm Seydel, Lewis, Poe, Moeller & Gunderson, LLC of La Grande.
An audit includes reviewing OTEC’s financial statements and the financial accounting systems used by the cooperative. OTEC’s operating expenses, minus the cost of wholesale power, increased only 1.4 percent, compared to 2012, while total assets increased $4.6 million to $132.4 million.
The audit also showed that operating revenues increased $2.3 million primarily due to the Bonneville Power Association’s wholesale rate increase passed through in late 2013.
Wallender joins Blue Mountain Translator District’s board
Tim Wallender joined the Blue Mountain Translator District Board of Directors at their March 19 board meeting. Wallender joins Dennis Spence, Tim Kerns and Ken Patterson in their work to continue broadcasting over-the-air television to Union and Baker counties.
— WesCom News Service staff