January 2009

Young and restless in the House

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Thursday, January 01, 2009

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In the last legislative session they were known as the “Five under 35.” This year their ranks have grown and they have a new name: the “10 under 36.”
 

Significant water funding sinks

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It was an ambitious plan felled by the collapsing economy. But since we’re talking water, contentiousness also played a hand.
 

Residential real estate inventory in months

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"Real" jobless figure is twice as bad: 13.3%

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The growing unemployment rate in Oregon is distressing, but the “real” unemployment rate is actually nearly twice as bleak.

 

Umatilla tribe considers incubator for startups

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The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation wants to find a way to nurture startups in the Pendleton area.
 

Coos Bay port buys railroad, plans for future shipping terminal

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After more than a year of vociferous conflict between federal, state and regional officials and the owner of the Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad, the International Port of Coos Bay has said it will buy the 126-mile line for $16.6 million.
 

Ski resorts get first snow, open season

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MtHoodA healthy dose of early season snowfall helped Oregon ski resorts tally more than 2 million paying visitors last year, an industry record that may prove difficult to match this year.
 
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