Features
Circuit judges become scarce in rural counties
July 2008

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Low pay, long commutes and a heavy workload make it hard to find judges for the rural areas of the state.

 

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Oregon’s top private companies learn to adapt
July 2008

ColumbiaHelicopters.jpgFrank Foti sprints up a flight of rusty stairs to a gritty rooftop with a panoramic view of Portland’s shipyard.

 

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Micro-business funding gets scarcer
June 2008

NenaRawdah.jpgNena Rawdah calls it “the first smack” — that moment this last December when she saw the economy was slowing and that it was going to hurt.

 

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Oregon acreage turns to grapes
June 2008

PheasantValleyWinery1.jpgMore and more acreage around the state is converting to vineyards,  and it’s changing the face of agriculture, land values and the environment.

 

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Oregon manufacturers hone their edge
May 2008

 

JoshPowellBenchmark.jpgWhen Les de Asis shows a visitor the carbon dioxide lasers and computer-controlled machines in the factory of his Oregon City company, Benchmade Knife Co., he’s like a proud father showing off his kids.

 

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Sauvie Island businesses survive bridge blues
May 2008

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Sauvie Island businesses hunkered down to survive years of bridge restrictions that hammered their economy. What choice did they have?

 

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End of the line for salmon fisherman?
April 2008

SalmonBoats.jpgStart with a basic fact: Oregon’s coastal commercial salmon industry is not dead, nor will it — probably — ever be.  But define “industry.”

 

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Governor plans break up of economic development department
April 2008

{safe_alt_text}It’s a surprising move. It may be a risky move. It’s a move that, if successful, should change how Oregon’s economic department does business with the world and with the state itself.

 

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Reading, writing and real estate
April 2008

LincolnHighSchool.jpgFaced with aging buildings and growing needs, schools struggle to find suitable new locations, and discover the necessity of partnerships with business and the community.

 

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Restaurants cope with rising food costs
March 2008

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At Mo’s Restaurants, a group of six coastal seafood joints based in Newport, they’re going to raise the price of the home-baked bread — two thick slices served with pats of butter — for the first time in probably 20 years.

 

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The rental rebound
March 2008

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Housing market turmoil and the law of supply and demand create a robust landlord’s market.

 

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Composite aircraft industry takes off around Bend
February 2008

EpicVictory.jpgLast October, Indian billionaire Dr. Vijay Mallya — who founded India’s Kingfisher Airlines, one of the largest customers for Airbus — invested $200 million for a 50% stake in Epic Aircraft.

 

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Home-based businesses are on the rise again
February 2008

ChristineCampbell0208.jpgCornelius resident Christine Campbell followed 20 years of work in the mental health field with a stint in construction, working for a small building supply company, a construction firm and also one of the corporate behemoths of the industry.

 

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Hospitals find RX for growth
January 2008

JimDiegel0108.jpgHospitals are key economic players around the state as they thrive in spite of challenges and an uncertain future.

 

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Vibrant tech cluster takes root in the Gorge
January 2008

{safe_alt_text}Forget the storied orchards and iconic wind sailors. Dozens of tech companies producing everything from unmanned aircraft to solar energy are finding the Columbia River Gorge is the place to do business.

 

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The Leadership Summit: One future through two plans
December 2007

RitaConrad1207.jpgOn Dec. 3, hundreds of business leaders will assemble at the Oregon Convention Center for the Oregon Business Plan’s sixth annual leadership summit.

 

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The Oregon Philanthropy Awards
December 2007

This year’s winners of the Oregon Philanthropy Awards, a partnership between Oregon Business magazine and the Oregon chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, shows the spirit of giving can be strong no matter what your age, your profession or the money you have in your pocket.

 

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