On the Scene: Angel Oregon 2011 | Print |  Email
Ben Jacklet
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

sceneblogbwThe room was packed to standing room only at Wednesday’s Angel Oregon 2011 event at the Governor Hotel, with equal parts entrepreneurs looking for backing and investors looking for opportunities.

 
Jobs are returning to Oregon | Print |  Email
Guest Blog
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

imo-blogFebruary saw the highest monthly jobs gain in Oregon since November 1996. But local economist Patrick Emerson argues that we still have a tough climb ahead of us.

 
On the Scene: An economic check-up | Print |  Email
On the Scene
Friday, March 11, 2011
sceneblogbwThe League of Women Voters of Portland brought in a strong lineup of industry experts and prominent local CEOs for its March 8 forum, "The Oregon and Portland Economy--What's the Story?" Although many depressing statistics were tossed around, the prevailing outlook was positive.
 
Seaport to fly to Salem | Print |  Email
Ben Jacklet
Thursday, March 10, 2011

thelatestPortland-based Seaport Airlines plans to begin running daily flights between Portland and Salem this spring for business and political travelers.

 
Walden, Oregon farmers fight pesticide buffer | Print |  Email
The Latest
Tuesday, March 08, 2011

thelatestEnvironmentalists take the EPA to court over the enforcement of pesticide buffers as congressmen from the West protest the buffers altogether.

 
Innovation Program picks up momentum | Print |  Email
The Latest
Tuesday, March 08, 2011

thelatestThe new Innovation Program in Portland State’s Maseeh College of Engineering is already cooking up some interesting projects, including a novel water filtration system, a mechanism for measuring traffic on foot-bridges, and a noise cancellation mechanism for cars.

 
On the Scene: 100 Best Companies awards | Print |  Email
On the Scene
Friday, March 04, 2011

sceneblogbwOn March 3, more than 800 people gathered at the Oregon Convention Center to celebrate the best workplaces in Oregon. It was the 18th 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon event put on by Oregon Business magazine.

 
You need more stress | Print |  Email
Contributed Blogs
Thursday, March 03, 2011

imo-blogThe latest brain science makes it clear: You need more stress.  The good kind, not the bad kind.

 
Lodgepole pine study raises worries for forests | Print |  Email
The Latest
Wednesday, March 02, 2011

thelatestA recent study predicting hard times ahead for lodgepole pines adds yet another worry about the future of Oregon forests.

 
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