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Power players

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Archives - August 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

PowerPlayers_2The chiefs of BPA, Northwest Natural, PGE and Pacific Power can't see the energy future, but they know one thing: Change is coming and it won't be simple.

 

Oregon's Public Companies: Staying Alive

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Archives - August 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009


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Already dwindling in recent years after countless acquisitions, relocations, conversions to private ownership and a dearth of IPOs, Oregon’s public companies haven’t been immune to the economy at large.

 

The raw and the cooked

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Archives - August 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Coffee_13The beans that fuel Portland’s high-octane coffee scene connect Oregon with the globe. Is this growing industry a cup half empty or half full?

 

 

Kickin' apps

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Archives - August 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

APPS_5Hordes of ambitious software developers are making Portland the place for killer app development.

 

The arts ticket take

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Archives - August 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009

Some of the state’s largest performing arts organizations experienced an increase in ticket sales during the 2008-2009 season, even as contributions from individuals, foundations and businesses often dropped.

 

Truck stop business sputters

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Archives - August 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009

At least 16 trucks hauling Lexus cars from Toyota Logistics used to pull into the Baker Truck Corral each week, heading for Denver, Colo. That’s a drastic difference from the few that now arrive at the Baker City truck stop. And it’s the same story at other truck stops around the state: Traffic is down, so business is, too.

 

Graphic: Oregon wine sales reach 1.7 million cases

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Archives - August 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009

 

 
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