September 2008

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.

 

Costs spiral for prison measures

A state analysis of the two criminal justice measures competing for votes this November estimates prison costs to be even higher than anticipated.

 

Oregon keeps on trucking despite fuel costs

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Despite diesel fuel prices almost 90% higher than a year ago, Oregon’s employment in truck transportation followed its typical seasonal pattern during the past 12 months.

 

Economist Eric Fruits discusses baby boomers

t_EricFruitsBaby boomers are big news. Last year, the first boomer collected her first Social Security check.

 

Deal Watch: Portland video processor raises $5.5M

FROM THE OUTSIDE, what Elemental Technologies does is pretty easy to understand.