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Green workplace 2.0

Linda Baker - Thursday, May 28, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Reinventing capitalism. Office dumpster divers. Handprints versus carbon footprints. These are some of the ideas panelists and attendees discussed during the second annual Oregon Business “Green Your Workplace” seminar yesterday.


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Nike linked to FIFA bribery scandal

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.


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State braces for cost of fighting wildfires

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.


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Senate votes to tamp down on medical marijuana

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.


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DAS seeks $16.9M to bolster cyber security

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.


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Portland approves $3.6B budget

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."


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Photo Log: The 2015 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Green Workplaces with an awards luncheon yesterday at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.


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Michael Rodgers comes forward as Kitzhaber whistleblower

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.


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Hundreds of Oregonians protest proposed LNG pipelines

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.


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Oregon Democrats make late push for paid sick leave bill

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.


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Nike campus expansion expected to surpass $150M

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The sports apparel giant needs to spend more than $150 million threshold to trigger a state tax deal.


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Redmond Airport to expand flight offerings

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Central Oregon nonprofit, as well as local officials and businesses, are pursuing airlines.


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100 Best Green Workplaces announced

Linda Baker - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

More than 250 people turned out today for Oregon Business magazine’s seventh annual celebration of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon.


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Intrepid reporter checks out ZoomCare rebrand

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Like all good journalists, OB editorial staff typically eschew freebies. But health care costs being what they are, digital news editor Jacob Palmer couldn't resist ZoomCare's offer of a three-in-one (cleaning, exam, whitening) dental office visit, guaranteed to take no more than 57 minutes. 


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Change at the pump?

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

New Jersey and Oregon are the only two states in the U.S. that ban self serve gas stations. But these two holdouts may be ready to give up the game. New Jersey is considering legislation that would lift the state's ban on pumping your own gas. Oregon is considering smaller scale changes.


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Nick Fish to examine Pembina's legal right to a hearing

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

'I think at a certain point the integrity of the building is at stake,' the commissioner said after Charlie Hales abruptly pulled his support two weeks ago.


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Green workplace 2.0

Linda Baker - Thursday, May 28, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

Reinventing capitalism. Office dumpster divers. Handprints versus carbon footprints. These are some of the ideas panelists and attendees discussed during the second annual Oregon Business “Green Your Workplace” seminar yesterday.


Read more...

Nike linked to FIFA bribery scandal

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.


Read more...

State braces for cost of fighting wildfires

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.


Read more...

Senate votes to tamp down on medical marijuana

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.


Read more...

DAS seeks $16.9M to bolster cyber security

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.


Read more...

Portland approves $3.6B budget

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, May 28, 2015

A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."


Read more...

Photo Log: The 2015 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Green Workplaces with an awards luncheon yesterday at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.


Read more...

Michael Rodgers comes forward as Kitzhaber whistleblower

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.


Read more...

Hundreds of Oregonians protest proposed LNG pipelines

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.


Read more...

Oregon Democrats make late push for paid sick leave bill

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.


Read more...

Nike campus expansion expected to surpass $150M

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The sports apparel giant needs to spend more than $150 million threshold to trigger a state tax deal.


Read more...

Redmond Airport to expand flight offerings

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Central Oregon nonprofit, as well as local officials and businesses, are pursuing airlines.


Read more...

100 Best Green Workplaces announced

Linda Baker - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER | EDITOR

More than 250 people turned out today for Oregon Business magazine’s seventh annual celebration of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon.


Read more...

Intrepid reporter checks out ZoomCare rebrand

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Like all good journalists, OB editorial staff typically eschew freebies. But health care costs being what they are, digital news editor Jacob Palmer couldn't resist ZoomCare's offer of a three-in-one (cleaning, exam, whitening) dental office visit, guaranteed to take no more than 57 minutes. 


Read more...

Change at the pump?

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

New Jersey and Oregon are the only two states in the U.S. that ban self serve gas stations. But these two holdouts may be ready to give up the game. New Jersey is considering legislation that would lift the state's ban on pumping your own gas. Oregon is considering smaller scale changes.


Read more...

Nick Fish to examine Pembina's legal right to a hearing

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

'I think at a certain point the integrity of the building is at stake,' the commissioner said after Charlie Hales abruptly pulled his support two weeks ago.


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