Features

Features
Business leaders push legislative agenda in Salem
January 2013

0113 TheRushOnSalem 01Business gears up for the legislative session with bold ideas to rein in PERS and prison costs as well as a response to the governor's 10-year energy plan.

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Mustang money
Nov/Dec 2012

1112 MustangMoney 01The market for Oregon's unique wild horse has been limited, but growing demand from European buyers is heating up the Kiger economy.

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On the road
Nov/Dec 2012

1112 OnTheRoad 01Traffic-choked Newberg and Dundee are seizing on new possibilities for their futures as a hard-won bypass finally becomes a reality.

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Staying alive
Nov/Dec 2012

1112 StayingAlive 01Post recession, Oregon's construction and building industry is a tentative mix of highs and lows.

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The Portland recipe
Nov/Dec 2012

1112 ThePortlandRecipe 01Affordable homes, good schools, cheap liquor licenses and funky neighborhoods are the ingredients for the city's booming restaurant industry.

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100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon 2012
October 2012

1012 NonprofitList

Our 4th annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon project celebrates great workplaces in the nonprofit sector. Nearly 5,000 employees and volunteers from 169 nonprofits statewide participated in this year’s survey.

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2012 CEO pay report
October 2012

1012 CEOPay Graph MarkParker NEWOur analysis of executive compensation at Oregon's 20 biggest public companies.

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Regional report: Valley city evolution
October 2012

1012 ValleyCityEvolution 07The midtier cities of Salem, Albany, Eugene and Springfield look to retooled identities as the key to stronger economies.

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Celluloid forest
September 2012

0912 CelluloidForest 01Oregon’s homegrown film and TV businesses are getting savvier, growing up and going places.

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For the record
September 2012

0912 ForTheRecord 04Portland's niche vinyl shops defy the national trend and continue to grow.

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River city success
September 2012

0912 RiverCitySuccess 01Years of effort are finally paying off as several high-profile projects, like a new shipping dock and a festival park, are finally realized.

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Burger built
July/August 2012

0712 BurgerBuilt 01Good burger joints aren't rare, but Little Big Burger in Portland stands out for its big profits and rapid expansion.

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Chill factor
July/August 2012

0712 Tactics 03Strawberries and low-cost energy, two abundant Oregon resources, prompted Oregon Freeze Dry to set up shop in Albany in 1963.

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Oregon's Private 150
July/August 2012

0712 P150Revenue and Oregon jobs increase for the state's biggest private companies.

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The divide
July/August 2012

0712 TheDivide 02Mike Green wants black America in the 21st-century tech economy. He plans to start the revolution in one of the country’s whitest cities.

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100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon
June 2012

0612 100BestGreenListThe fourth annual 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon honors those companies and organizations where employees feel there is a strong commitment to green practices at their workplace.

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10 green ideas that will change the world
June 2012

0612 10Transformative 01Bigger, greener, cleaner, brighter ideas that will change the world.

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