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3 trends in the garden business

Thursday, April 30, 2015
gardenthumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Oregonians are scrambling to get their gardens in order for the summer. Here are three tips from landscaping and urban farming expert.


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Editor’s Note: It’s a Man’s World

Thursday, April 30, 2015
lindablogthumbBY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Earlier this week we posted an article from our May issue:  It’s a Man's Man’s Man’s World. The story covered the gender divide in tech from the perspective of male workers. Twitter didn’t like it.


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5 questions for Flywheel CEO Rakesh Mathur

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
FW splashBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Portland is awash in rideshare options. We ask the head of Flywheel what sets his app apart.


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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
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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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.

  • It's a Man's Man's Man's World
    BY AMY MILSHTEIN

    Male tech workers speak out on the industry's gender troubles.

  • The Good Hacker
    BY CHRIS HIGGINS

    As digital security breaches skyrocket, a cybersleuth everyman takes center stage.

Portland mayor unveils budget plan

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Charlie Hales focuses on street improvements, relationships with police and other basic services.

Obama to speak at Nike on Friday

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The president's visit highlights internal divisions over fast-track trade.

Convention Center hotel foe offers to buy project

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Gordon Sondland, who led fight against Metro's plan, offers $10 million more than Hyatt. Metro rejected his offer.

Asian-Americans passed over for leadership positions in tech sector

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

A recent study found Asians are less likely to be named to executive boards than women.

Oregonian chairman leaving for Register-Guard

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The newspaper boss is known for adjusting state's largest daily during recession.

Group plans protest of Obama speech at Nike HQ

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The Oregon Fair Trade Campaign is upset with the president's stance on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

OSU wary about Benton Co. GMO ban

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Granting plants legal rights could stunt important research, university officials say.

Background checks on private gun sales bill heads to Gov. Brown

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

A firearms bill passed the House on Monday in a 38-28 vote.

Oregon lacks incentives for angel investors

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

A report by Technology Association of Oregon recommends tax credits for high-risk investments.

Advocates start early push for single-payer health system

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Supporters of a state-funded health care system testified in Salem.

Rents soar, wages stagnate across nation

Monday, May 04, 2015

More than 25 percent of American renters spend half of their income on housing costs.

US, Canadian governments announce oil train rules

Monday, May 04, 2015

Under new rules, companies will have to disclose even less information to the public.

Uber VP rebuffs notion that Portland changed its modus operandi

Monday, May 04, 2015

During an event with Portland mayor Charlie Hales, David Plouffe said Uber 's approach to the Portland market will not guide future strategy.

Law leads to fewer vaccine opt outs

Monday, May 04, 2015

The vaccine exemption rate decreased 17 percent from last year.

Women in craft brewing on the rise

Monday, May 04, 2015

In Lane Co., women are assuming leadership roles as the industry grows.

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