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Community colleges and sustainability

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014
BY MARY SPILDE | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


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Oregon lags in export growth

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The state's share of the nation's exports has fallen from 1.5% in 2008 to 1.2% in 2013.


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ViaWest sells for $1.2 billion

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The data center operator with a facility in Hillsboro was acquired by Shaw Communications, a Canadian telecommunications and media company.


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FEI reports another weak quarter

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Hillsboro-based tech company profits totaled $24.9 million, or 59 cents per share.


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Kaiser plans to open office in Eugene

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

Kaiser Permanente announced plans to open a medical office in Eugene by late 2015.


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Portland Rodda Paint spreads eastward

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Rodda Paint Company purchased four Kelly-Moore Paint stores in Idaho and one in eastern Oregon.


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Frontier CEO dismisses Google Fiber 'hype'

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Frontier Communications' Maggie Wilderotter says her company can offer better prices for more modest Internet speeds.


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Supportland welcomes non-Portland businesses

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The buy-local advocate enlisted 13 businesses from downtown Oregon City.


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Gresham MBank explores medical pot banking

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Oregon bank wants to provide banking services to medical marijuana businesses in the state.


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Portland expects 200K more people

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

City officials say 200,000 more residents will move to the Rose City in the next 20 years.


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Eugene passes sick pay policy

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Eugene City Council approved a sick day measure that will allow all workers to accumulate time off.


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$100M donation boosts OHSU Challenge

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A new $100 million anonymous donation brings Oregon Health & Science University $82 million short of meeting its $500 million match goal.


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Junction City farmland zoned for commercial development

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The owner of the 40 acres of farmland—the local Boresek family—has applied to have the land's zoning changed to allow commercial development.


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Reduced Oregon coal use means more exported abroad

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

By 2020, coal will no longer be burned at the 38-year-old Boardman Coal Plant—it will be exported to Asia.


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NuScale to add scores of Oregon jobs

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NuScale Power expects to bring on 105 more workers to its 194-person staff by this time next year.


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Lloyd Center to receive $50M redo

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dallas-based Cypress Equities, which purchased the mall last year, will spend $50 million on the two-year remodel.


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Community colleges and sustainability

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014
BY MARY SPILDE | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


Read more...

Oregon lags in export growth

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The state's share of the nation's exports has fallen from 1.5% in 2008 to 1.2% in 2013.


Read more...

ViaWest sells for $1.2 billion

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The data center operator with a facility in Hillsboro was acquired by Shaw Communications, a Canadian telecommunications and media company.


Read more...

FEI reports another weak quarter

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Hillsboro-based tech company profits totaled $24.9 million, or 59 cents per share.


Read more...

Kaiser plans to open office in Eugene

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

Kaiser Permanente announced plans to open a medical office in Eugene by late 2015.


Read more...

Portland Rodda Paint spreads eastward

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Rodda Paint Company purchased four Kelly-Moore Paint stores in Idaho and one in eastern Oregon.


Read more...

Frontier CEO dismisses Google Fiber 'hype'

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Frontier Communications' Maggie Wilderotter says her company can offer better prices for more modest Internet speeds.


Read more...

Supportland welcomes non-Portland businesses

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The buy-local advocate enlisted 13 businesses from downtown Oregon City.


Read more...

Gresham MBank explores medical pot banking

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Oregon bank wants to provide banking services to medical marijuana businesses in the state.


Read more...

Portland expects 200K more people

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

City officials say 200,000 more residents will move to the Rose City in the next 20 years.


Read more...

Eugene passes sick pay policy

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Eugene City Council approved a sick day measure that will allow all workers to accumulate time off.


Read more...

$100M donation boosts OHSU Challenge

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A new $100 million anonymous donation brings Oregon Health & Science University $82 million short of meeting its $500 million match goal.


Read more...

Junction City farmland zoned for commercial development

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The owner of the 40 acres of farmland—the local Boresek family—has applied to have the land's zoning changed to allow commercial development.


Read more...

Reduced Oregon coal use means more exported abroad

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

By 2020, coal will no longer be burned at the 38-year-old Boardman Coal Plant—it will be exported to Asia.


Read more...

NuScale to add scores of Oregon jobs

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NuScale Power expects to bring on 105 more workers to its 194-person staff by this time next year.


Read more...

Lloyd Center to receive $50M redo

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dallas-based Cypress Equities, which purchased the mall last year, will spend $50 million on the two-year remodel.


Read more...