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1 Housing downturn finds its way to Oregon
2 Startups: The beat goes on in Portland
3 CH2M Hill wins $5.25 billion contract on Panama Canal
4 Q&A with new state labor chief
5 Sauvie Island businesses survive bridge blues
6 Oregon manufacturers hone their edge
7 Spring, Botox in the air
8 Using retreats to advance your team
9 More executives turning to private jets
10 Easy, low-cost ways to keep employees healthier
11 Deal Watch: Making a splash with interactive ads
12 Online survey: Readers share their economic mood
13 Value of state’s prisons deserves broader view
14 Dispute between victims group and Pew Center
15 Next: the wood bike
16 Finding treasure in The Dalles
17 Graphic: Portland construction costs low compared to other cities
18 Gorge commission changes rules on development
19 Graphic: Federal hydroelectric projects in Oregon
20 New FAA policy could threaten kit plane makers
21 Ohio group wins oil and gas rights near Madras
22 Graphic: RV ownership among Oregonians aged 43-81
23 Big Look begins big schedule of meetings
24 Salmon season sunk by total closure
25 Feds fund job-training programs
26 Local officials resign over ethics law
27 Bend guitar-maker makes environmental commitment
28 Greenlight’s cluster focus
29 Non-tribal casino idea loses steam
30 Retail vacancies rise in Portland
31 Even slow-growing occupations will need workers
32 Port of Portland picks up steam
33 February '08 employment and business filing indicators
34 February '08 transportation indicators
35 February '08 real estate and construction indicators
36 February '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
37 Graphic: Best Companies stress wellness despite low importance to employees
 

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Portland rises

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The Scott Kveton affair

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014
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Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


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Why I became an Oregon angel investor

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Monday, July 14, 2014
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I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.


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Attack of the Robin Sages

Contributed Blogs
Monday, July 07, 2014
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Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.


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Blips and trends in the housing market

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Thursday, June 26, 2014
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Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


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Community colleges and sustainability

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


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Is this employee right?

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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When I say, “Your Employee is Always Right,” I do not mean “right about the facts,” but rather “right about how they feel” and “right about how they want to be led.”


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