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China facility strike affects Nike and Adidas

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Striking workers at a shoe factory in China disrupted shipments for Oregon's two prominent footwear companies.


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PDC to sell Burnside Bridgehead site

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The Portland Development Commission sold the site to Guerrilla Development Co. for $1.16 million.


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Bigfoot Beverages to pay for 'pouring rights' at UO

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The local Pepsi distributor will pay nearly $5 million in cash to be the University of Oregon's dominant drink supplier for the next eight years.


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Tektronix revenues down 'slightly' in Q1

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Rebound will be slow for the Washington County technology company.


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Mark King named president of Adidas America

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

King has been the CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf since 2003.


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Spring thaw

Linda Baker - Thursday, April 17, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

The “polar vortex” of 2014 seems to have finally thawed and we believe this change in weather will bring more sunshine to the U.S. economy as well.


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CRC audit finds $17M in questionable payments

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Washington State Auditor's Office found more than $17 million in questionable and excessive spending for the abandoned Columbia River Crossing.


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Google Fiber, Portland reach preliminary franchise agreement

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

The 29-page, 10-year franchise is scheduled to go before city council commissioners on May 7.


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Portland city auditor finds streetcar projects risky

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

LaVonne Griffin-Valade said the city's streetcar systems constitute a financial and operational risk.


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Portland Nouvola wins 2014 Angel Oregon award

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

The cloud performance and analytics company captured $256,000 from the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's Angel Oregon Showcase.


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Eugene bank profits climb

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pacific Continental Corp. reported a 56% increase in net earnings for the first quarter of 2014.


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OSHA fines Port of Portland terminal operator

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined ICTSI Oregon $18,360 for violating a number of worker safety codes.


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Lane Community College sees cash gap

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A budget shortfall could force the college to lay off faculty and staff.


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Filing reveals other suitors before TriQuint's $2B merger

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hillsboro-based TriQuint Semiconductor talked with two potential suitors before agreeing to merge with rival RF Micro Devices.


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Online banking firm expands in downtown Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Simple Finance Corp. will expand into a second office in the Alderway Building.


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Oregon job market improves

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The state gained 7,500 jobs in March, the largest one-month increase since November 2005.


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China facility strike affects Nike and Adidas

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Striking workers at a shoe factory in China disrupted shipments for Oregon's two prominent footwear companies.


Read more...

PDC to sell Burnside Bridgehead site

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The Portland Development Commission sold the site to Guerrilla Development Co. for $1.16 million.


Read more...

Bigfoot Beverages to pay for 'pouring rights' at UO

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

The local Pepsi distributor will pay nearly $5 million in cash to be the University of Oregon's dominant drink supplier for the next eight years.


Read more...

Tektronix revenues down 'slightly' in Q1

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

Rebound will be slow for the Washington County technology company.


Read more...

Mark King named president of Adidas America

Jessica Ridgway - Friday, April 18, 2014

King has been the CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf since 2003.


Read more...

Spring thaw

Linda Baker - Thursday, April 17, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

The “polar vortex” of 2014 seems to have finally thawed and we believe this change in weather will bring more sunshine to the U.S. economy as well.


Read more...

CRC audit finds $17M in questionable payments

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Washington State Auditor's Office found more than $17 million in questionable and excessive spending for the abandoned Columbia River Crossing.


Read more...

Google Fiber, Portland reach preliminary franchise agreement

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

The 29-page, 10-year franchise is scheduled to go before city council commissioners on May 7.


Read more...

Portland city auditor finds streetcar projects risky

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

LaVonne Griffin-Valade said the city's streetcar systems constitute a financial and operational risk.


Read more...

Portland Nouvola wins 2014 Angel Oregon award

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

The cloud performance and analytics company captured $256,000 from the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network's Angel Oregon Showcase.


Read more...

Eugene bank profits climb

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Pacific Continental Corp. reported a 56% increase in net earnings for the first quarter of 2014.


Read more...

OSHA fines Port of Portland terminal operator

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined ICTSI Oregon $18,360 for violating a number of worker safety codes.


Read more...

Lane Community College sees cash gap

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A budget shortfall could force the college to lay off faculty and staff.


Read more...

Filing reveals other suitors before TriQuint's $2B merger

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hillsboro-based TriQuint Semiconductor talked with two potential suitors before agreeing to merge with rival RF Micro Devices.


Read more...

Online banking firm expands in downtown Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Simple Finance Corp. will expand into a second office in the Alderway Building.


Read more...

Oregon job market improves

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The state gained 7,500 jobs in March, the largest one-month increase since November 2005.


Read more...