Independently run theaters that charge less than the big boys don’t seem to be reaping the benefits of more moviegoers with less cash to spend in the down economy.
When it comes to Oregon’s sluggish Metro housing markets, there is a painful difference between approaching the bottom and reaching it.
The James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation in September awarded a $25 million challenge grant to Portland State University, the largest in the university’s history, and the largest ever awarded by the foundation.
Each year more students graduate from Oregon colleges. But with the economy struggling and a glut of graduates, finding a job can be more difficult than any final exam.
- Deal Watch: Grant helps OSU research biofuel crops
- Employment services industry is shedding jobs monthly
- Rise of the LLCs
- Graphic: Higher wheat price lifts PDX grain traffic
- Air service returns to 2 rural towns
- State energy officials tilting at windmills
- Graphic: Oregon film and video industry grows 66%, 2002-07
- Don’t ask; read my Twitter
- Eastern dry-land wheat farmers ask for relief
- Graphic: Oregon employment by business size
- Industry glut clouds solar job forecast
- Olympics buoy swim clubs