Features

Features
Oregon startup bets on ammonia to deliver clean energy
June 2006

Ammonia is one of the most common chemicals on earth. It cleans countertops, fertilizes crops and keeps industrial freezers cold. But can it propel our cars into an age of clean-burning fuels?

 

Read more...
 
Tillamook economy diversifies with nature-based tourism
June 2006

{safe_alt_text}

Travelers to rugged Tillamook County are mostly left to their own imagination. There are no arcades, quaint downtowns, outlet malls or bustling bay fronts. Few hotels and no resorts. And only one man-made attraction to speak of, albeit a popular one: the cheese factory, up Highway 101 from windswept, quiet downtown Tillamook.

 

Read more...
 
More pre-K education makes good sense for business
May 2006

Coalition sees the economic payoff in helping Oregon's neediest preschoolers.

 

Read more...
 
Economic development’s new outlook
April 2006

A different kind of agency head and a renewed focus on strategy signals a new era for the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department.

 

Read more...
 
Leadership series: Working in two worlds
April 2006

{safe_alt_text}

A Native American businessman blazes a path for tribal business that reaches beyond the reservation.

 

Read more...
 
100 Reasons to go to work
March 2006

s_OMB0306_Cover

The 100 Best provide a thousand answers, large and small. The competition to be the best keeps getting tougher. In this year’s 12th annual 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey, 260 private and public companies, nonprofits and government agencies participated along with 29,049 of their employees. That’s the largest number of companies and employee participants since the launch of the 100 Best list. How do companies get on the list?

 

Read more...
 
David Evans and Associates: Leading for a change
March 2006

{safe_alt_text}

At David Evans and Associates flexibility is paramount, but so is planning for the future

 

Read more...
 
Presenting the 100 Best
March 2006

2006 100 Best Companies

What makes a winner? To find out, just look to Weston Dealerships and U.S.Cellular, the small and large companies that took the top spot in this year’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon. They got there by providing excellent benefits, a worker-oriented culture and myriad ways to learn and grow.

 

Read more...
 
The Weston way: the top small Best Company
March 2006

2006 100 Best Companies

It’s all in the family at Weston Dealerships, the no. 1 small company to work for in Oregon

 

Read more...
 
U.S. Cellular: the No. 1 large Best Company
March 2006

2006 100 Best Companies

The no. 1 large company to work for in Oregon, has an office culture built around frontline salespeople

 

Read more...
 
Downhill battle
February 2006

s_OBMcover0206

Operating a family owned ski area isn't all fireside rums...Staying alive is, as much as anything, about keeping morale up in the face of constant uncertainty, from gods and men.

 

Read more...
 
Go figure: The meaning behind Oregon's unemployment
February 2006

Oregon’s unemployment rate — a persistent sore spot for politicians and business groups — was the nation’s highest or second-highest state rate for 43 consecutive months (April 2001 to October 2004).

 

Read more...
 
Hood River's Luhr Jensen & Sons decides to cut bait
February 2006

A story of the one that got away

 

Read more...
 
Leadership Reedsport-style
February 2006

{safe_alt_text}

A tenacious tribe of volunteers plays a vital role in Reedsport’s success

 

Read more...
 
Ski industry: small hill, small profits?
February 2006

 

 

Read more...
 
Roundtable: The education fix
January 2006

It's going to take some new thinking to make Oregon's schools competitive. A roundtable of education leaders offers a cross section of solutions for the ailing education system.

 

Read more...
 
Tough medicine on rural Oregon
January 2006

s_Homepage_V2_r10_c3An aging population and Medicare cuts put the squeeze on rural doctors. Are small towns at risk of losing their clinics?

 

Read more...
 
Prev 11 12 13 14 15 16 17Next


Page 17 of 17