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RAIN score puts SH in middle for business climate

Corey Wright told the Sweet Home City Council recently that while the community still has a lot to do to grow economically, things are happening and the community is in a position to benefit from efforts to help local startup companies.

Wright, a rural venture catalyst with the Linn and Benton county Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, provided a report to councilors during their regular meeting on Nov. 26.

Sweet Home is one of eight area cities that have banded together to create a local RAIN program. Other cities are Lebanon, Brownsville, Halsey, Harrisburg, Monroe, Adair Villa...