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Gilliam County jobs up in the dumps

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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%

 

Jobs at arts, entertainment and recreation facilities grow over last year

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The PDX-BK connection

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ATSBrooklynPortlandFor Lexy Funk, opening the only West Coast chapter of her clothing company, Brooklyn Industries, in Portland was a no-brainer.

 

 

The bootmaker's daughter

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Tactics1Her strides are long and purposeful. This tall, slim descendant of bootmakers grew up in the family business and has worked in it for most of her 57 years.

 

 

Reader input: health benefits

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Here to help small businesses

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There's no shortage of economic woe right now, and maybe you’ve been caught in it.

 

 

Food for thought

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Friday, May 01, 2009

robin-BLOGThere are some small business owners who think the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act isn’t doing much for them.

 

 
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