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Reader Input Survey

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Click here to fill out our survey on energy and environment issues. Results will be published in our June 2014 issue.


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TriQuint forecasts big jump in Q2 revenue

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Hillsboro-based tech company, awaiting a merger, projects a 16% increase in second-quarter revenue.


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Phil Knight creates trust for Nike stock

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Knight rolled $350 million of Nike stock into a new trust as part of his estate plan.


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Clinicient to lease office space downtown

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Portland medical billing software company leased 27,000 square feet at the historic Mohawk building.


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Salem cherry processor products certified GMO-free

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Oregon Cherry Growers added a new line of maraschinos that are free of genetically modified organisms.


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Lake Oswego company pays mothers for their breast milk

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Medolac Laboratories converts breast milk into a certifiably clean and storable product.


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Trader Joe's will not reconsider Northeast Portland store

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Despite Mayor Charlie Hales' repeated attempts to build the grocery store on a city-owned lot, Trader Joe's officials denied the proposal.


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Intel to purchase wind power from Warren Buffett

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The chipmaker is investing in wind power to help power its data centers.


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Greenbrier hires new VP of operations

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Lake Oswego-based railcar-maker named Jim Cowan its senior vice president of operations.


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Vancouver branding agency adds chief creative officer

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

AHA!'s revenue increased 30% in 2013 to approximately $10 million; the agency projected another 30% sales growth this year.


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California fines Beaverton carnival operator for unsafe rides

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Butler Amusements was fined more than $100,000 for knowingly operating unsafe rides.


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Airbnb laws will hurt Portland’s newest company

Linda Baker - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Proposed regulations protect Portland’s strict zoning codes and hotel operators, but they may have an adverse effect on Airbnb’s business.


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Bain Capital pays $230M for stake in Portland tech firm

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Boston-based financial firm purchased the equity stakes of two investors in Viewpoint Construction Software.


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Chinese footwear contractor for Nike, Adidas makes offer to end strike

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. offered to raise worker salaries and increase benefits.


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San Francisco brewery hires Portland ad agency

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Anchor Brewing Co. selected NORTH as its agency of record.


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Portland coffee company enters singles market

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Boyd Coffee Company released single-cup coffees for K-Cup brewers.


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Reader Input Survey

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Click here to fill out our survey on energy and environment issues. Results will be published in our June 2014 issue.


Read more...

TriQuint forecasts big jump in Q2 revenue

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Hillsboro-based tech company, awaiting a merger, projects a 16% increase in second-quarter revenue.


Read more...

Phil Knight creates trust for Nike stock

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Knight rolled $350 million of Nike stock into a new trust as part of his estate plan.


Read more...

Clinicient to lease office space downtown

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Portland medical billing software company leased 27,000 square feet at the historic Mohawk building.


Read more...

Salem cherry processor products certified GMO-free

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Oregon Cherry Growers added a new line of maraschinos that are free of genetically modified organisms.


Read more...

Lake Oswego company pays mothers for their breast milk

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 24, 2014

Medolac Laboratories converts breast milk into a certifiably clean and storable product.


Read more...

Trader Joe's will not reconsider Northeast Portland store

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Despite Mayor Charlie Hales' repeated attempts to build the grocery store on a city-owned lot, Trader Joe's officials denied the proposal.


Read more...

Intel to purchase wind power from Warren Buffett

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The chipmaker is investing in wind power to help power its data centers.


Read more...

Greenbrier hires new VP of operations

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Lake Oswego-based railcar-maker named Jim Cowan its senior vice president of operations.


Read more...

Vancouver branding agency adds chief creative officer

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

AHA!'s revenue increased 30% in 2013 to approximately $10 million; the agency projected another 30% sales growth this year.


Read more...

California fines Beaverton carnival operator for unsafe rides

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Butler Amusements was fined more than $100,000 for knowingly operating unsafe rides.


Read more...

Airbnb laws will hurt Portland’s newest company

Linda Baker - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Proposed regulations protect Portland’s strict zoning codes and hotel operators, but they may have an adverse effect on Airbnb’s business.


Read more...

Bain Capital pays $230M for stake in Portland tech firm

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Boston-based financial firm purchased the equity stakes of two investors in Viewpoint Construction Software.


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Chinese footwear contractor for Nike, Adidas makes offer to end strike

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. offered to raise worker salaries and increase benefits.


Read more...

San Francisco brewery hires Portland ad agency

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Anchor Brewing Co. selected NORTH as its agency of record.


Read more...

Portland coffee company enters singles market

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Boyd Coffee Company released single-cup coffees for K-Cup brewers.


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