December 2008

Mergers don’t help Oregon employment

The sales of Tektronix and Longview Fibre were two of the biggest merger and acquisition deals cut in the Northwest in 2007, worth a combined $5 billion.

 

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.