December 2008

Amazon on the Columbia

Amazon.com is coming to the Port of Morrow. Sort of

 

California's marine reserve efforts may shed light on Oregon's

The slow work of creating protected, no-fishing zones inched forward this fall as coastal cities and towns began sifting through 20 different marine reserve proposals.

 

Taking the temp at the job fairs

As a recession settles in and jobs become scarce, career and job fairs serve as yet another barometer of economic times.

 

Summit agenda full of urgency

There’s a new tone of urgency to the eighth annual Oregon Leadership Summit planned for Dec. 11 at the Oregon Convention Center.

 

Recession? Not at the Christmas shops

For Lindy Simmons and Judy Lynch every day is Christmas. Their Forever Christmas Gifts & More shop is open year-round and sits in the heart of Christmas Valley on a stretch of Christmas Valley Highway in Lake County.

 

A tiny fashion cluster

WestEndFashion1The West End Fashion District of Portland, a four-block stretch pinched between West Burnside and Southwest from Ninth to 13th, is hailed by fashion critics as a sort of high-end boutique-central for the modern female fashionista.