5 highlights from the Angel Oregon Showcase

Thursday, April 23, 2015
IMG 5069BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

The entrepreneurial spirit was alive and well at the Oregon Angel showcase, an annual event for angel investors and early stage entrepreneurs.


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European Vacation

Thursday, April 23, 2015
norristhumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

There are winners and losers with a strengthening U.S. dollar.


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6 highlights from the Craft Brewers Conference

Friday, April 17, 2015
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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
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Join us to celebrate and network with Oregon’s best green workplaces!


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Our Featured Stories

  • Fighting Fire With Fire
    BY BEN DEJARNETTE | INVESTIGATEWEST

    Timber companies and environmental groups take a stab at collaboration to boost logging and restoration in Oregon fires.

  • 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.

Bill to privatize Elliott Forest moves on

Monday, April 27, 2015

TIMBER NEWS: Bill to end logging in the Elliott State Forest dies; federal aid for timber-dependent counties reinstated; pests could ravage natural resources after warm winter; Oregonians rebuffed after challenging industry.

PDC holds competition to send startup to Silicon Valley

Monday, April 27, 2015

The winner will get a chance to hype its company and city at a global entrepreneurship conference.

Wyden lobbies to keep funding for Pendleton research center

Monday, April 27, 2015

Under President Obama's proposed budget, the Columbia Plateau Conservation Center would lose $911K.

Eugene luxury hotelier eyes expansion

Monday, April 27, 2015

As other models were ravaged by the recession, high-end hotels thrived.

Sisters aims to attract more tourists

Monday, April 27, 2015

Winter sports park, convention center among projects under discussion.

Josephine Co. mine, BLM, dispute yields gun-toting protesters

Friday, April 24, 2015

Armed protesters gather outside of Medford BLM office.

Levi Strauss to lay off up to 150 in Eugene

Friday, April 24, 2015

Documents filed with federal agencies indicate company looks to downsize Eugene operation.

Legislators urge governor to block Nestle deal

Friday, April 24, 2015

Nine Oregon lawmakers send a letter to Gov. Kate Brown discouraging a proposed water deal with Nestle.

Deal for chipmaking tools could bode well for struggling Intel

Friday, April 24, 2015

Finally, some encouraging news for Intel.

Portland executives express sustainability concerns

Friday, April 24, 2015

SUSTAINABILITY NEWS: Business leaders think Portland falling behind other cities; pair of wineries earn B-Corp certification; Craft Brew Alliance uses less water, makes more beer.

Tales of a red-hot building market

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Two thousand construction jobs were added last year; real estate values drive up Eugene revenue; all-cash offers shake up Portland market; building owners brace for energy reporting rules.

State still vulnerable to hackers, extent unknown

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Vulnerabilities identified in an audit conducted three years ago remain unsolved.

House Democrats aiming to slow 'fast track' trade proposal

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sen. Ron Wyden and President Barack Obama back the deal, but many liberal lawmakers don't.

Ex-Nike execs pursue new projects

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Gary Pitman developing shoes that grow with the child; Jill Stanton leads Old Navy's attempt at sports retail.

Lithia Motors records best Q1 ever

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Medford auto retailer nets $40.7 million in first reporting period of 2015.

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