November 2008

Deal Watch: David Evans gets $250 million

ocean waves

AT THE CURRENT RATE of about 3,000 square nautical miles a year, it will take the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration more than 160 years to accurately survey the country’s 500,000 square nautical miles of vital commercial waters.

 

Hood River County: low wages, high expectations

1107OED1JOBS OUTNUMBER RESIDENT workers in Hood River County because of a large agricultural base and summer and winter recreation.

 

Peak wheat

1107indicators1The price of soft white wheat at Portland rocketed above $14 in January of this year but has drifted toward earth since then.