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Growing Columbia Sportswear considers Vancouver

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

Outerwear company looks to Washington city as possible site for expansion.


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Study: Nuclear plant could threaten public safety if earthquake were to strike

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

Anti-nuclear group sponsors study that concludes plant is expensive and dangerous.


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Result of GMO initiative within 1,500 votes

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

The final tally for Measure 92 is too close to call.


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Deal struck for Pacific Continental Bank to buy Capital Pacific Bank

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

Portland bank acquired for $42 million.


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Local forest product group wants people to consider origin of the wood they consume

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

OSU Extension agent wonders if people will pay more for locally-sourced wood products.


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The short list: 5 companies making a mint off kale

Linda Baker - Thursday, November 20, 2014
BY OB STAFF

Farmers, grocery stores and food processors cash in on kale.


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Nike expansion project will impact traffic

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

Road improvements will be a part of a project that includes a pair of new buildings and parking garages.


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Uber fined by city of Eugene over licensing violation

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

City says ride-sharing company is not following rules established for taxis.


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Trio of Oregon companies given perfect score on equality index

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

Index measuring equality for same-sex employees deemed Nike, Portland General Electric and Stoel Rives to be perfect.


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TriMet GM's pay raise includes lucrative vacation allowance

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

McFarlane's "vacation bank" allows for boost to his retirement package.


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Former Kitzhaber assistant to head Department of Energy

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

Michael Kaplan gets job after serving as acting director since August 2013.


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Healthcare pullback

Linda Baker - Thursday, November 20, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Each month for Oregon Business, we assess factors that are shaping current capital market activity—and what they mean to investors. Here we take a look at two major developments regarding possible rollbacks of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


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Two Medford farms asks court to halt ban on genetically modified crops

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The farms hope the court will end the countywide ban or pay $4.2 million in losses.


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Doha beats Eugene in bid for track championships

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The capital city of Qatar was chosen by the International Association of Athletic Federations over the Oregon city and Barcelona.


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Economic development group asks Klamath County for $100,000

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Klamath Inspire Development — Energize Acceleration would like money to start their project and help business owners take classes at the community college.


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Public comments sought on Portland Street Fund

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The plan would yield millions for the city to improve infrastructure.


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Growing Columbia Sportswear considers Vancouver

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

Outerwear company looks to Washington city as possible site for expansion.


Read more...

Study: Nuclear plant could threaten public safety if earthquake were to strike

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

Anti-nuclear group sponsors study that concludes plant is expensive and dangerous.


Read more...

Result of GMO initiative within 1,500 votes

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

The final tally for Measure 92 is too close to call.


Read more...

Deal struck for Pacific Continental Bank to buy Capital Pacific Bank

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

Portland bank acquired for $42 million.


Read more...

Local forest product group wants people to consider origin of the wood they consume

Jacob Palmer - Friday, November 21, 2014

OSU Extension agent wonders if people will pay more for locally-sourced wood products.


Read more...

The short list: 5 companies making a mint off kale

Linda Baker - Thursday, November 20, 2014
BY OB STAFF

Farmers, grocery stores and food processors cash in on kale.


Read more...

Nike expansion project will impact traffic

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

Road improvements will be a part of a project that includes a pair of new buildings and parking garages.


Read more...

Uber fined by city of Eugene over licensing violation

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

City says ride-sharing company is not following rules established for taxis.


Read more...

Trio of Oregon companies given perfect score on equality index

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

Index measuring equality for same-sex employees deemed Nike, Portland General Electric and Stoel Rives to be perfect.


Read more...

TriMet GM's pay raise includes lucrative vacation allowance

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

McFarlane's "vacation bank" allows for boost to his retirement package.


Read more...

Former Kitzhaber assistant to head Department of Energy

Jacob Palmer - Thursday, November 20, 2014

Michael Kaplan gets job after serving as acting director since August 2013.


Read more...

Healthcare pullback

Linda Baker - Thursday, November 20, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Each month for Oregon Business, we assess factors that are shaping current capital market activity—and what they mean to investors. Here we take a look at two major developments regarding possible rollbacks of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


Read more...

Two Medford farms asks court to halt ban on genetically modified crops

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The farms hope the court will end the countywide ban or pay $4.2 million in losses.


Read more...

Doha beats Eugene in bid for track championships

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The capital city of Qatar was chosen by the International Association of Athletic Federations over the Oregon city and Barcelona.


Read more...

Economic development group asks Klamath County for $100,000

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Klamath Inspire Development — Energize Acceleration would like money to start their project and help business owners take classes at the community college.


Read more...

Public comments sought on Portland Street Fund

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The plan would yield millions for the city to improve infrastructure.


Read more...