Economic development

Economic development
Rising trade challenges Port of Portland
July 2007
Sunday, July 01, 2007

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Global freight traffic is up and the Port of Portland is poised for growth, as long as congestion doesn’t derail it.

 

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SALEM
June 2007
Friday, June 01, 2007

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The Bottle Creek Golf Course could see a new life as an aging-in-place residential area if the city approves zoning changes.  A 146-acre site remains up for grabs after Wal-Mart declined to build a warehouse on state-owned Mill Creek land. Employees at Yamasa, an international company known for its soy sauce, moved into a new warehouse location adjacent to its existing facility.

 

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BEND
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

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Hang onto that pink slip. Employees at Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Co. should not have to wait long to get their jobs back. Quirky specialty grocery store Trader Joe’s announced plans to open a location in Bend.

 

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Jacksonville debates reopening historic mine
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Going back to your roots can be a good thing. Unless your town’s historical roots serve better as an artistic backdrop than actual industry.

 

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MADRAS
May 2007
Tuesday, May 01, 2007

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“The hump,” as locals call it, was many things during its storied past. It began as a brick building...Pelton Round Butte, a series of three hydroelectric dams on the Deschutes River, is certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute as a green-power generator.

 

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