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From the Ashes Comes Wine

Simple Machine is a winery nestled in the heart of Talent, Oregon and sits adjacent to Bear Creek. It was created by Brian Denner and Clea Arthur. Brian is a winemaker and Clea runs the tasting room, customer relations, and does the business end of things. Simple Machine is known for bold red wines that… Read More

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Lumber Prices Stabilizing

You have probably heard one horror story or another about commodity pricing and the impact on the economy.  Whether computer chips, plastics, or lumber – supply disruption has had huge impacts. The pandemic driven trade barriers, border shutdowns, and business interruptions have caused massive price fluctuations. We at Ausland have seen massive price moves in… Read More

Guest Opinion: Measure 17-99

Guest Opinion: Measure 17-99

Guest opinion: Measure 17-99 Renews Commitment To Students, Parents, and Community By Aaron Ausland, CEO, Featured in the Grants Pass Daily Courier Over the last year, most folks have discovered a newfound empathy for parents and kids dealing with the impact of school closures. The reality of creating an effective learning environment was already challenging,… Read More

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Safety First: Charlotte Hintz, Hard Hat Safety Award 2021

A Good Year for Safety If there ever was a year that demanded attention to safety, it was 2020. Congratulations to Charlotte Hintz, PHR, CSHM, Ausland’s Head of People Success, for being recognized by the construction industry’s leading publication, the Daily Journal of Commerce. Charlotte was recently awarded the Hard Hat Safety Award by DJC… Read More

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Ausland Donates New Property in Grants Pass for Vaccination Clinic

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Ausland Projects Fuel Development in Grants Pass


Ausland Development Partners with Valley Immediate Care on Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic


Oregon Business 100 Best Companies

Ausland Recognized Among 100 Best Companies To Work For in Oregon

Ausland is proud to be honored as one of the 2021 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business. The rankings are based on the confidential input of our employees regarding their satisfaction on six workplace practices: work environment, management & communications, decision-making & trust, career development & learning and benefits & compensation. Our… Read More

Illinois Valley High School Vaccination Clinic

Gymnasium Serves as Emergency Vaccination Clinic Following Recent Seismic Renovations

The recent seismic renovations of the Hidden Valley and Illinois Valley gyms in the Three Rivers School District were more than just safety upgrades, they were building community. Ausland is proud to see the new Illinois Valley gym used as a COVID-19 mass vaccination site on January 26 (before it was closed by weather!).  The… Read More


A Small Donation Goes a Long Way for Families Impacted the by Almeda Fire

After the Almeda Fire in September 2020, the Ausland team wanted to find a way to provide fire relief and support the people and organizations that were already on the front lines serving the communities of Phoenix and Talent. One of those organizations is Armadillo Technical Institute (ATI) – a charter high school in the… Read More