Business dispatches

• Latham Excavation of Bend recently earned the Good Neighbor award from the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries 2013 Mined Land Reclamation Awards. The company was recognized for its efforts to reduce off-site impacts and recover previously disturbed areas at the Johnson Road Pit in Deschutes County.

• Central Oregon employment agency Mid Oregon Personnel recently launched a new website. Bend-based Intrepid Marketing designed the site, including an updated digital application form, and launched a new ad campaign for the company.