Administration officials: Large wildfires should be treated as natural disasters | Print |  Email

During a Senate hearing, federal officials said easy access to funding to mitigate the damage done by large fires is essential.

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Portland mayor, representative propose measures in response to legal weed | Print |  Email

Charlie Hales asks for $440,000 for a permitting program; Rep. Lew Frederick aims to alter sentences for pot offenders.

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Gov. Brown intends to alter small-business regulations | Print |  Email

The new governor said she aims to bolster rural Oregon's economy by improving regulatory climate for small businesses.

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Uber testimony highlights rift between the rideshare startup, Portland cab companies | Print |  Email

Taxi companies insist rideshare companies follow same rules, while Uber says innovation is being stifled.

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Travel Portland reports $4.6B in tourism dollars in 2014 | Print |  Email

The Rose City has experienced four-straight years of growth in the tourism industry.

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Scope of Kitzhaber-Hayes investigation widens | Print |  Email

State's chief operating officer says he was interviewed by the IRS and FBI.

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Oregon congressmen on opposing sides of net neutrality issue | Print |  Email

Sen. Ron Wyden, Rep. Greg Walden each stake claim in contentious debate ahead of FCC's vote.

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Port of Portland bucks national trend, keeps labor fight alive | Print |  Email

While the rest of the West Coast gets back to work,  labor strife at Terminal 6 endures.

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Coast Guard, Oregon coast groups sustain court fight over helicopter base | Print |  Email

The court fight continues as both sides of the case file opposing motions.

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Lawyer: 'Portland has no realistic chance of getting the NBA All-Star Game' | Print |  Email

An attorney representing a downtown hoteliers group says public funding for the convention center hotel is not a factor in Portland hosting the NBA's marquee midseason event.

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Erickson posts losses in 2014 due to poor 4Q | Print |  Email

The aviation company announced fourth-quarter losses of $2.5 million.

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Discredited anti-vaccination doctor's testimony canceled | Print |  Email

Oregon lawmakers rescind invitation to researcher who promoted a fallacious vaccine-autism link.

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Think tank: We're in the midst of an urban economic boom | Print |  Email

A report released by City Observatory finds that the jobs are increasingly moving to the inner city.

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Letting Go

April 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

As baby boomers sell their businesses, too many forget the all-important succession plan.


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Bike Chic: 7 stylish options for cyclists

April 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cycling to work is all the rage. But not everyone wants to arrive at the office messy, sweaty — and unfashionable.


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ZoomCare rolls out new on-demand health clinics

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Monday, March 02, 2015
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Portland-based healthcare provider ZoomCare said it plans to “remake American healthcare” by expanding its on-demand urgent care model to emergency, surgery, dental and primary care, among others.


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Energy Stream

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER

Oregon already ranks as the nation’s second largest generator of hydroelectric power. (Washington is No. 1). Now an elegant new installation in Portland is putting an unconventional, sharing economy twist on this age-old water-energy pairing. The new system, launched this winter, uses the flow of water inside city water pipes to spin four turbines that produce electricity for Portland General Electric customers. 


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Power Players

April 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY ROBERT MULLIN

A new energy-sharing agreement sparks concerns about independence and collaboration in the region's utility industry.


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Announcing the date of the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon event

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Friday, March 20, 2015
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Join us to celebrate and network with Oregon’s best green workplaces!


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Banking Perspective

April 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with Craig Wanichek, president and CEO of Summit Bank.


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