August 2008
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1 Nike's great leap
2 The rural stomp
3 Economic woes reduce travel plans
4 Smoking ban pressures bars and restaurants
5 Oregon shoplifting rates increase
6 The $4.2 billion question
7 Tactics: New Seasons Market claims victory for organic food
8 An interview with Brian Rohter, CEO, New Seasons Market
9 Prevent a tech disaster by preparing for the worst
10 CEO Strategies: Work the system before it works you
11 State economist thinks economy will sour less in Oregon
12 Deal Watch: Industrial real estate is climbing, barely
13 Public companies vanish while profits rise
14 State senator Atkinson on Iraqi Kurdistan exchange program
15 Cuts wound rural air service
16 With timber payments gone, counties struggle
17 PacifiCorp loses solar battle
18 Live-work units: a tiny, happy place for real estate
19 Wyden’s forest plan hopes to bridge extremes
20 Graphic: Most difficult 18-hole golf courses in Oregon
21 A small window into Jeld-Wen
22 The Olympic trials dust Eugene with a little gold
23 Graphic: popularity of "Oregon" in Google searches
24 Another try at WiFi for Portland? Don’t bet on it
25 The boys of summer are doing all right
26 Graphic: Use of animals in business names in Oregon
27 Vote, then no vote for FERC’s decision on LNG
28 Oregon Business receives 4 national journalism awards
29 Timber harvest declines to recession-era levels
30 Snack Alliance is hiring
31 Boardman mill to create 85 new permanent jobs
32 Next: a workout wheelchair
33 A below-par spring in Tillamook County
34 Trucking levels out as fuel costs leap
35 May '08 employment and business indicators
36 May '08 transportation indicators
37 May '08 real estate and construction indicators
38 May '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
39 Oregon's Public Companies 2008, Ranks 35-57
40 Oregon's Public Companies 2008, Ranks 1-34
 

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"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."

"This has been used in Oregon since the mid-1800s. It is not a new financing method. This form of financing may help Oregon close its infrastructure deficit by leveraging funds."


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