October 2008

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In early September, Inverge — an “interdisciplinary thought-leader event” as organizers call it — took place in the Gerding Theater in Portland’s Pearl District.

 

Eastern dry-land wheat farmers ask for relief

WheatHarvest

Farm revenues may be soaring statewide, but not all farmers are raking it in this year.

 

Industry glut clouds solar job forecast

PortlandHabilitation

Solar power remains a narrow bright spot within the gathering gloom of Oregon’s job market. But the picture grows a little hazier when you factor in the competition.

 

Olympics buoy swim clubs

Call it the business windfall of the Beijing Olympics and the swimming prodigy Michael Phelps.