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Must Reads, Trending News and Blogs

 

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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Nike paid Phil Knight confidant $1.525M

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

The sports apparel company paid Howard Slusher $1.525 million for his management of Nike's World Headquarters expansion.


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Gov. Kitzhaber oil train safety report sees statewide problems

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

The Oregon governor released a review urging the state to institute a fee on rail cars moving oil and other hazardous material to fund oil train safety preparedness.


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New concept revealed for third Columbia River bridge

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

The proposed bridge would cross the Columbia River at SE 192nd Avenue and Highway 14 in Washington, cross Government Island and connect to NE Airport Way in Oregon.


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Seattle real estate firm buys Oregonian building

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

Urban Renaissance Group is buying the newspaper's former headquarters on SW Broadway.


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Long-time Portland retailer leaves West End

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

CounterMedia, the 20-year-old independent book seller, is leaving its location on SW Oak Street.


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Columbia Sportswear sets record Q2 sales

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 25, 2014

Following a record first-quarter performance, the Washington County-based outdoor apparel company reported a sales growth of 16% to $324.2 million.


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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.


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...

Nike paid Phil Knight confidant $1.525M

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

The sports apparel company paid Howard Slusher $1.525 million for his management of Nike's World Headquarters expansion.


Read more...

Gov. Kitzhaber oil train safety report sees statewide problems

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

The Oregon governor released a review urging the state to institute a fee on rail cars moving oil and other hazardous material to fund oil train safety preparedness.


Read more...

New concept revealed for third Columbia River bridge

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

The proposed bridge would cross the Columbia River at SE 192nd Avenue and Highway 14 in Washington, cross Government Island and connect to NE Airport Way in Oregon.


Read more...

Seattle real estate firm buys Oregonian building

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

Urban Renaissance Group is buying the newspaper's former headquarters on SW Broadway.


Read more...

Long-time Portland retailer leaves West End

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, July 28, 2014

CounterMedia, the 20-year-old independent book seller, is leaving its location on SW Oak Street.


Read more...

Columbia Sportswear sets record Q2 sales

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, July 25, 2014

Following a record first-quarter performance, the Washington County-based outdoor apparel company reported a sales growth of 16% to $324.2 million.


Read more...