Economic development

Economic development
Good crab season boosts coastal economy
February 2010
Thursday, January 21, 2010

crab1The economic impact of the state’s Dungeness crab fishery in December alone was about $55 million, a welcome jolt for coastal towns from Astoria to Brookings.

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Gloomy forecast for construction
High Five
Thursday, January 21, 2010

The hard-hit construction industry doesn't predict a significant rebound until 2011.

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Blazers jump ahead with Coliseum plans
High Five
Thursday, January 21, 2010

The Trail Blazers seem to have an advantage in the Memorial Coliseum's proposal game.

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Rural counties depend on landfill business
February 2010
Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Arlington-Landfill-pushing-garbage_2936Small towns where trash equals cash are increasingly dependent on the huge companies that own Oregon’s dumps.

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Eugene's downtown blues
High Five
Tuesday, January 19, 2010

An annual public opinion poll of Eugene residents shows an all-time low in satisfaction with downtown Eugene.

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