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1 Next: Water from waste
2 Powerlist: Credit unions
3 Oregon economic indicators, March 2009
4 Port feels global shipping pain
5 Deal Watch: SurveyMonkey keeps mum on acquisition
6 The 100 Best Green Companies
7 Green Inc.
8 The fine green line
9 Heat wave
10 Hanging on to the gym
11 Feeding Oregon
12 A clever card snark
13 When good Twitters go bad
14 The phantom chemicals boom
15 Images from a colorful past
16 Interesting bedfellows in Baker County
17 Crying wolf as the predator returns
18 Tribal casinos feel the pinch
19 Cooling tourism trends at the coast
20 Graphic: Global semiconductor sales
21 The harder they fall
22 Fields of few dreams
23 Pay-by-the-mile insurance targets green drivers
24 Greens washing
25 Dare to dream in a downturn
26 Reader input: Green business practices
27 Anytime, anywhere

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From the Editor: The human factor

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

In this issue, we celebrate our 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project.


Branching out

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A blueberry bush is a blueberry bush — except when it’s a blueberry tree.


Buy the book

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
2 03.25.14 thumb bookshopBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Oregon is home not only to many fine writers but also several accomplished small publishers.


Green eyeshades in the ivory tower

Friday, April 04, 2014
EducationCosts BlogBY ERIC FRUITS

The rapidly rising cost of higher education has left even the smartest researchers and the wonkiest of wonks wondering what’s happening and where’s all that money going. More and more, prospective students—and their families—are asking: Is college worth the cost?


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

March 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014

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



Small business sales go big

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014


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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100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

Monday, March 03, 2014

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Check out interviews with employees from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners and find out what makes their company a great place to work.

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