September 2008

State OK’s world’s largest wind farm

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State energy officials have approved a plan that would make Gilliam and Morrow counties in northeastern Oregon home to the world’s largest wind farm.

 

Rail fight gets hotter

The battle over the Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad is turning into a full-bore train wreck as the conflict jumps from Oregon to Washington, D.C, and back.

 

Study: China trade wallops Oregon Jobs

ChinaTradeChartAccording to a recent study by a Washington D.C.-based think tank, job loss due to trade with China has hit Oregon harder than nearly any other state in the nation.

 

UO athletics scores millions

The University of Oregon has signed a 10-year agreement with Oregon Sports Network and IMG Communications.

 

Economy sinks wave energy momentum

The credit crunch — Oregon’s current fiscal bugbear — can now be blamed for one more thing: a downturn in wave-energy projects.