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It’s a small world

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

CamiOetmanWhen the going gets tough, microenterprises get going. The down economy is proving a great time for entrepreneurs to take business into their own hands

 

Post a job, prepare for the flood

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

If you're one of the few companies growing enough to be posting a job opening during these troubled times, count yourself lucky. Then start counting the resumes filling your inbox.

 

 

Economist John Mitchell addresses retirement woes

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

t_JohnMitchellI gaze back at 2008 in amazement: a borderline recession until September, then a cataclysmic series of events that saw old institutions “wamoose,” investment banks fail and the U.S. government acquire the trappings of a mutual fund.

 

 

Deal Watch: Two water contracts keep Northwest Pipe on course

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Northwest Pipe Company president Brian Dunham says that during past recessions, the firm’s chairman has joked that they should have bought a company plane — if only so they could sell it and cut costs when times were tough.

 

 

Ebb tide in the Central Coast’s economy

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

The Oregon Coast offers a physical escape from the ordinary, but it has not escaped the state’s descent into recession, as can be seen in Lincoln County.

 

 

Airport traffic loses altitude

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

After five years of steady climbing, most of Oregon’s airports experienced a drop in passenger traffic in 2008.

 

 

January '09 employment and business indicators

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009
 
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