Economic development

Economic development
Sandbar sucks the wind out of Hood River
March 2007
Thursday, March 01, 2007

Windsurf.jpgHood River has a new “island” — an impudent, sprawling 30 acres of sand, debris and anxiety smack dab in the middle of things at the mouth of the city’s namesake river.

 

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Fast-growing Redmond avoids becoming another Bend
February 2007
Thursday, February 01, 2007

AlanUnger0207.jpgOn a cold, early-winter afternoon, about 25 of Redmond’s economic players are gathered in a tiny downtown church hoping for a glimpse of their future.

 

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First Person: Commentary by UO student Joy Gipson
February 2007
Thursday, February 01, 2007

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As a full-time planning and public policy student at the University of Oregon, a year and a half ago, I had a crazy idea that wouldn’t leave me alone.

 

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Oregon Oasis project aims to draw more water from Columbia
February 2007
Thursday, February 01, 2007

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Washington state’s success on its Columbia River plan spurs several Oregon efforts to seek expanded water rights and reservoir funding.

 

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PORTLAND
February 2007
Thursday, February 01, 2007

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Anderson Construction is using biodiesel in its forklifts and generators. Trade volume in the Portland/Vancouver region will double in the next 25 years. The new private sector-backed economic development group for the greater Portland area announced its formation and board of directors last month. Mike and Brian McMenamin, the duo behind the popular brewpubs, opened the doors to their latest watering hole in December.

 

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