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6 highlights from the Craft Brewers Conference

Friday, April 17, 2015
thumbPHOTOS BY  JASON E. KAPLAN

The 32nd annual CBC attracted a record number of attendees (11,000)  to the Oregon Convention Center.


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The best crisis is the one you avoid

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
crisisthumbBY GARY CONKLING | GUEST BLOGGER

Avoiding a crisis is a great way to burnish your reputation, increase brand loyalty and become a market leader.


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Much ado about data-driven organizations, for good reason

Monday, April 13, 2015
bigdatathumbBY GRANT KIRBY | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

The mega-shift from technology-driven to data-driven organizations raises questions about Oregon’s workforce preparedness.


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6 development projects reshaping Bend

Thursday, April 09, 2015
bendthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Bend has reclaimed its prerecession title as one of the fastest growing cities in the country.


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5 questions about the FLIR FX

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
FLIR-FX-IndoorBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

The Wilsonville-based company is targeting GoPro enthusiasts with its latest release. Is spy gear poised to go mainstream?


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5 ways successful people kickstart the day

Thursday, April 02, 2015
coffeethumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Are mornings the most productive part of the day?  We ask five successful executives how they get off to a good start.


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Can small be large?

Wednesday, April 01, 2015
040115-lindablogthumbBY LINDA BAKER

Leaders in Oregon's ag sector gathered this morning in Portland’s Coopers Hall winery/taproom to discuss the role of the region as an export gateway, impediments to exporting products and solutions to containerized shipping challenges.


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5 questions for inDinero CEO Jessica Mah

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
jessicathumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

inDinero, a business that manages back-office accounting for startups and smaller companies, recently announced it would relocate its headquarters from San Francisco to Portland. We talked to CEO Jessica Mah about what drew her to Portland and how she plans to disrupt the traditional CPA model.


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Oregon Business expands events portfolio

Friday, March 27, 2015
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New events series brings magazine to life.


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Announcing the date of the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon event

Friday, March 20, 2015
OBM-100-best-Green-logo-2015-250pxwBY OB STAFF

Join us to celebrate and network with Oregon’s best green workplaces!


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Opening soon: 3 of the coolest new breweries in Oregon

Thursday, March 19, 2015
brewthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

There are 278 companies licensed to operate as brewery, according to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Here are three new beer-making hubs slated to open soon.


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10 Oregon companies positioning themselves for growth

Friday, March 13, 2015
vcthumbBY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Ten startups have secured venture capital, angel or seed funding in 2015.


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Our Featured Stories

  • Emperor of the Sea
    BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD | Photos by Jason E. Kaplan

    Pacific Seafood, one of the world’s largest processors, is rebranding as a more transparent and consumer-friendly operation. A controversial CEO and monopoly accusations from coastal fishermen complicate the tale.

  • Beam Me Up
    BY DAN COOK | Photos by Jason E. Kaplan

    An alliance of developers, academics and timber industry executives wants to position Oregon as a front runner in the glamorous new world of wooden skyscrapers.

  • Get on the bus!
    BY APRIL STREETER

    How the private sector can ride the next transit revolution.

Vote on Uber resolution set for Tuesday

Monday, April 20, 2015

Portland Mayor, transportation head propose letting taxi companies set prices ahead of allowing ridesharing companies to operate.

Gov. Brown delivers State of the State focused on economic opportunity, ethics in government

Monday, April 20, 2015

Oregon governor's speech urged legislators to support transportation package, ethics measures.

Gun group aims to recall Oregon lawmakers

Monday, April 20, 2015

Three Oregon legislators have been targeted by national firearm advocates.

Eugene electric carmaker raised $1M

Monday, April 20, 2015

Arcimoto landed $1M in equity fundraising; Jaguar looks to innovate tech-friendly experience at Portland site.

Portland fines short-term rental company

Monday, April 20, 2015

Vacation Home Rentals fined $3K; Hotels.com says pot has boosted tourism in Seattle, Denver and Portland.

'Fast track' trade deal reached by Sen. Wyden

Friday, April 17, 2015

Oregon Democrat found common ground with key Republicans on a controversial trade bill.

Gov. Brown signs tax bill to woo Google Fiber

Friday, April 17, 2015

House Bill 2485 exempts super-fast Internet service from a unique property tax.

Nike will outfit the NBA

Friday, April 17, 2015

A deal between Nike and the NBA may be announced today.

Wave of baby boomer retirements to shape real estate development

Friday, April 17, 2015

Baby boomers drive development of Ankeny Row — a sustainable-housing housing cluster — in SE Portland.

Nonmedical vaccine exemption rate drops

Friday, April 17, 2015

For the first time in 15 years, the Oregon vaccination rate rose.

Eugene to host 2021 track and field World Championships

Thursday, April 16, 2015

IAAF eschews bidding process and makes Eugene first American host of the event.

Apple plans to expand Prineville data center

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The company plans an addition that includes two "pods" to bolster its cloud computing services.

Department of Environmental Quality report shows chemicals in all of state's water basins

Thursday, April 16, 2015

WATER ROUNDUP: Toxic chemicals found in all of the water basins in Oregon; Lane Co. town sets limits on water usage.

Umpqua earnings fail to meet expectations

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The bank is still working through ramifications of Sterling Financial acquisition.

Wilsonville-company plans to eliminate 200-plus jobs

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Mentor Graphics announces a broad restructuring plan that includes a 4 percent cut in its workforce.

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