Economic development

Economic development
Hayden Island demands retail
High Five
Monday, November 30, 2009
New designs of the Columbia River Crossing project cut costs, but anger supporters.
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Reader input: Stimulus results
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009
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JumpTown gets off the ground
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009
IMG_1231When Paul Allen invested a quarter of a billion dollars in the Rose Garden 15 years ago, he received something large in return: development rights to the 35-acre neighborhood around the stadium.
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The view from Japan’s consulate
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

DSC_0091After four years as consul-general of Japan in Auckland, the bustling business capital of New Zealand, 58-year-old Takamichi Okabe landed in Portland in September to start a similar assignment here in Oregon.

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Portrait of the unemployed
December 2009
Sunday, November 22, 2009

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Painting a detailed picture of exactly who is getting laid off in Oregon is hampered by incomplete statistics. What seems clear is that because of the collapse of the housing, lumber and construction industries, joblessness has hit men hardest and the trend of men losing their jobs faster than women is occurring not only in Oregon but across the nation.

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