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1 The 2008 100 Best Companies
2 The 2008 100 Best list
3 The rental rebound
4 Restaurants cope with rising food costs
5 Deal Watch: OMSI adds millions to the equation
6 Lessons learned from one of The Best
7 The ongoing debate over immigration
8 Next: the human-powered car
9 Banks scramble for solid ground
10 Who do voodoo like they do? Q&A with Voodoo Doughnut founders
11 Companies address breastfeeding needs
12 State, businesses push for green energy tax credits
13 Graphic: Stock performance of Oregon's top five public companies
14 OHSU cuts deeply after cap decision
15 Graphic: Automobiles imported through Port of Portland
16 New projects could help boost Oakridge
17 White Stag renovation lifts Portland's Old Town
18 Newport looks to the cruise ship industry to help float its boat
19 More green kudos for Portland companies
20 Demand and the dollar help spike wheat prices
21 Groups tackle immigration
22 Governor fights federal control of LNG
23 Good snowfall blesses resorts
24 Housing hits wood jobs
25 Street tax goes to voters
26 Sinar Mas buys four mills from Pope & Talbot
27 Angel investors get the pitch
28 Make your gathering greener
29 New year, new tech gear
30 Graphic: The Best value employees’ time
31 The best is sometimes not the brightest
32 TOP 50 LARGE COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN OREGON 2008
33 TOP 50 SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN OREGON 2008
34 100 Best Alphabetical Index for 2008
35 100 BEST CATEGORY WINNERS 2008
36 100 Best Methodology, 2008
 

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What I'm reading: Brad Smith & Travis Boersma

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Brad Smith, founder of Hot Pepper Studios, and Travis Boersma, president of Dutch Bros. Coffee, share their recent reads.


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The 2014 List: The Top 33 Small Companies to Work, For in Oregon

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100best14logoWebOur 100 Best Companies project turned 21 this year, so pop open the Champagne. Our latest survey gives us plenty to cheer.

 


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Small business sales go big

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BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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Downtime with Ron Green

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BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Ron Green became president and CEO of Oregon Pacific Bank in August 2013.


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Are millennials reshaping politics in the Pacific Northwest?

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MillennialsThumbA new report explores the impact of millennials on Oregon's business and political climate.


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