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Must Reads, Trending News and Blogs

 

The 100 Best Companies survey is open

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

How does your workplace stack up against competitors? How can you improve workplace practices to help recruit and retain employees? Find out by taking our 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey!


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OB Poll: Wineries and groceries

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

A majority of respondents agreed: Local vineyards should remain Oregon-owned and quality is the most important factor when determining where to eat or buy groceries.


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Trail Blazers owner donates $100M to fight Ebola

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

Paul Allen's gift is believed to be the largest private donation to combat the deadly disease and provide support to health care workers in West Africa.


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Dennis Richardson asks U.S. attorney to investigate Kitzhaber, Hayes

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

The Republican gubernatorial candidate asked for a federal criminal investigation of Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes.


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Measure 92: Most expensive ballot measure in Oregon history

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

Opponents and proponents of the measure to label genetically modified foods have raised a combined $17.5 million.


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Portland mortgage firm acquired by California giant

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

San Diego-based Guild Mortgage Co. purchased Northwest Mortgage Group, Rose City's largest mortgage lender.


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Arc'teryx to open flagship store in Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

The outerwear retailer will open in a 2,890-square-foot space at 23rd & Hoyt.


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Urban Airship raises $12M from existing backers

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Portland mobile alerts company nears $60 million in total investments.


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Nike predicts 40% boost in women's sales

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The sportswear company expects women's footwear and apparel sales to grow from $5 billion to $7 billion over the next two years.


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Netflix closing Hillsboro DVD center

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The online-streaming media company is moving the service center to California in June 2015; nearly 200 full-time employees currently work there.


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Portland bean company closes $1.5M equity round

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

Better Beans currently employs 18 and sells its organic beans in 1,500 groceries in 32 states.


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Newport aquarium pays off another $600K in debt

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Oregon Coast Aquarium's bond debt is now down to $10.9 million.


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Two Sides of the Coin

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS

Historically, when the leaves fall, so do the markets. This year, earnings, Europe, energy and Ebola have in common? Beyond alliteration, they are four factors that the investors are pointing to for this year’s seasonal volatility.


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Marketing data startup raises $7M

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Portland-based Lytics' funding comes from Comcast Ventures; the company has plans to add another 10 employees in the coming months.


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PSU selling carbon credits to Chevrolet

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The car giant will pay Portland State University $14,000 for the credits.


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Portland administrator placed on paid leave

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dean Marriott, director of the Bureau of Environmental Services, is on administrative leave after a city audit pointed out large cost overruns for a new employee building at the Columbia Wastewater Treatment Plant.


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The 100 Best Companies survey is open

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

How does your workplace stack up against competitors? How can you improve workplace practices to help recruit and retain employees? Find out by taking our 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon survey!


Read more...

OB Poll: Wineries and groceries

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

A majority of respondents agreed: Local vineyards should remain Oregon-owned and quality is the most important factor when determining where to eat or buy groceries.


Read more...

Trail Blazers owner donates $100M to fight Ebola

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

Paul Allen's gift is believed to be the largest private donation to combat the deadly disease and provide support to health care workers in West Africa.


Read more...

Dennis Richardson asks U.S. attorney to investigate Kitzhaber, Hayes

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

The Republican gubernatorial candidate asked for a federal criminal investigation of Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes.


Read more...

Measure 92: Most expensive ballot measure in Oregon history

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

Opponents and proponents of the measure to label genetically modified foods have raised a combined $17.5 million.


Read more...

Portland mortgage firm acquired by California giant

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

San Diego-based Guild Mortgage Co. purchased Northwest Mortgage Group, Rose City's largest mortgage lender.


Read more...

Arc'teryx to open flagship store in Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, October 24, 2014

The outerwear retailer will open in a 2,890-square-foot space at 23rd & Hoyt.


Read more...

Urban Airship raises $12M from existing backers

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Portland mobile alerts company nears $60 million in total investments.


Read more...

Nike predicts 40% boost in women's sales

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The sportswear company expects women's footwear and apparel sales to grow from $5 billion to $7 billion over the next two years.


Read more...

Netflix closing Hillsboro DVD center

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The online-streaming media company is moving the service center to California in June 2015; nearly 200 full-time employees currently work there.


Read more...

Portland bean company closes $1.5M equity round

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

Better Beans currently employs 18 and sells its organic beans in 1,500 groceries in 32 states.


Read more...

Newport aquarium pays off another $600K in debt

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Oregon Coast Aquarium's bond debt is now down to $10.9 million.


Read more...

Two Sides of the Coin

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS

Historically, when the leaves fall, so do the markets. This year, earnings, Europe, energy and Ebola have in common? Beyond alliteration, they are four factors that the investors are pointing to for this year’s seasonal volatility.


Read more...

Marketing data startup raises $7M

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Portland-based Lytics' funding comes from Comcast Ventures; the company has plans to add another 10 employees in the coming months.


Read more...

PSU selling carbon credits to Chevrolet

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The car giant will pay Portland State University $14,000 for the credits.


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Portland administrator placed on paid leave

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dean Marriott, director of the Bureau of Environmental Services, is on administrative leave after a city audit pointed out large cost overruns for a new employee building at the Columbia Wastewater Treatment Plant.


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