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|Articles - January 2011|
|Thursday, December 16, 2010|
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Barbara Roberts is elected the first woman governor
Intel becomes the world’s largest semiconductor supplier
President Clinton hosts forest summit in Portland
The 16-year-old Trojan Nuclear Power Plant is shut
Hoyt Street Properties acquires Burlington Northern rail yard in Portland, which begins development of the Pearl district
Metro adopts the Region 2040 Growth Concept to halt sprawl
Enron purchases Portland General Corporation for $2.1 billion
There are 70 public companies in the state, with Nike at No. 1 with $4.7 billion in revenue
Bill Naito, one of the founders of the Made In Oregon chain, dies; Portland renames Front Avenue to Naito Parkway in his honor
U.S. Bancorp moves its corporate headquarters from Portland to Minneapolis
Kroger Company acquires Fred Meyer for $8 billion, creating the largest supermarket chain in the country
Stumptown Coffee Roasters opens first location in SE Portland
New Seasons Market opens its first store in Raleigh Hills
Measure 86 puts the kicker into the state constitution
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Oregon is known for its green-minded citizens, and many workers are attracted to firms and organizations that practice green, not just pay lip service to it.
Monday, July 14, 2014
BY TERRY "STARBUCKER" ST. MARIE
I really didn’t know that much about angel investing, but I did know a lot about the entrepreneurial spirit.
Monday, June 16, 2014
The Oregon economy could get a boost from a new trade agreement being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER
Remember mood rings? A team of scientists at Oregon State University has designed what might be considered a 21st-century analog of the ’70s jewelry fad: a bracelet that reveals one’s exposure to pollutants.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
More than 350 people turned out today for Oregon Business magazine’s sixth annual celebration of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY
How the president of BlueVolt spends his free time.
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|The Perfect Food|
|Powerlist: Staffing Firms|
|Taxis Uber Alles?|
|Facebook revenue surges 61%|
|Walmart unexpectedly fires CEO|
|GM profit declines 80%|
|Study: Dogs can feel jealousy|
|Boeing profit surges 52%|
|Apple: iPhone sales jump|
|Comcast profit rises 15%|
Vigilant enters a New Year with a new president.
How George Fox has become one of Oregon's largest private universities.
Forest Grove sees growth in the burgeoning food and beverage scene.
Geffen Mesher is saddened to announce the passing of long-time shareholder, Tom “Mike” Anderson, who died on July 10, 2014, from liver disease diagnosed after recent heart surgery. He was 55 years old.
Fifteen Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2014 “Oregon Super Lawyers,” and another five attorneys have been named as “Oregon Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.
From its first-ever member forum, to upcoming Board elections, the Oregon-based, non-profit health organization is focused on letting members control their healthcare destiny.