May 2009

Wherefore art thou, dear consumer?

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Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSShakespeareFestivalAttendance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival has dropped 6% from last year, as the weakened economy forces consumers to cut spending on luxuries like travel and the arts.

 

 

Building a legacy

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Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSJoanAustinJoan Austin is sitting in an office a stone’s throw from her Allison Inn & Spa that’s under construction. And yes, it is her project.

 

 

Digging deeper in Klamath Falls

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Archives - May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSChrisMaplesLast year, the Oregon Institute of Technology became the first university in the nation to award degrees in renewable energy engineering. Now the Klamath Falls-based school is on its way to becoming the world’s first geothermal-powered campus, with a 1.5-megawatt geothermal power plant due to be completed by the spring of 2010.

 

 

Portland's downtown downturn

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Archives - May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSDowntownLeaseIt was the 25th anniversary of Pioneer Courthouse Square. The early April weather was brilliant, the cake was free, and the center was humming with visitors and workers soaking up sun and ambience.

 

 

Hip chicks sell out as urbanites flock to buy

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Archives - May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

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The Urban Farm Store’s main business was supposed to be edible plants and gardening supplies, with baby chickens available for the more ambitious urban farmer. But almost immediately after the store opened in February, the chickens took over.

 

 

Baby, you can drive my electric car

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Archives - May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSThinkcarThe prospect of replacing soon-to-be-lost Freightliner jobs with a forward-thinking, emissions-free hub of electric vehicle manufacturing centered in Portland is certainly a tantalizing scenario to consider.

 

 

Gilliam County jobs up in the dumps

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Archives - May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

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When the unemployment figures came out in March, 35 Oregon counties were stricken by double-digit rates. But in rural Gilliam County, where the population is just 1,868, unemployment was the fifth lowest in the state: 9.8%

 
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