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Must Reads, Trending News and Blogs

 

Federal directive threatens Oregon health reforms

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

The agency that holds the purse strings for care of Oregon Health Plan members  criticized the state's system for distributing money to coordinated care organizations.


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Massive drydock to arrive this weekend

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

The  $40 million floating drydock will arrive at the Columbia River will carry components that will be assembled by Vigor Industrial.


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Ashland "bait bike" stolen three times in one day

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

Police arrested three people in three different incidents of bike theft over the previous 24 hours.


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TriMet awards GlobeSherpa mobile app contract

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

The contract is part of the transit agencies switch to electronic fares, the Portland high tech company announced Thursday.


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Tiny houses to serve as affordable housing

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

Homes of roughly 200 square feet could be quickly built to house homeless and low-income residents in Portland.


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Managing family assets: The importance of planning ahead

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY |  OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

When business intersects with family, a host of  situations can arise. Without a clear vision and careful planning, hard-earned investments can become stressful burdens.


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61 Oregon businesses make list of fastest-growing companies

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Portland-based vacation rental site Vacasa ranked ninth on the new Inc. 5000 list


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CEO expected to depart troubled biotch firm

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Galena Biopharma, currently under federal investigation,  is expected to announce the departure of Mark Ahn, its longtime president and CEO.


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Sen. Peter Courtney announces plan to retrofit Oregon schools

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

His proposal calls on the legislature to spend $200 million on seismic upgrades.


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New York based website builder expands Portland presence

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Squarespace has leased space in the Spalding Building downtown, where it will have room for at least 150.


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Nation’s largest used car dealer to open in Portland

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

CarMax will open outlets in Clackamas, on Aug. 27, and, in late September, Beaverton.


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Register for 100 Best Companies survey

Linda Baker - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Kim Moore | OB Editor

The 2015 survey launched this week. It is open to for-profit private and public companies that have at least 15 full- or part-time employees in Oregon.


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Oregon approves permit for oil train terminal near Clatskanie

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Department of Environmental Quality approved an air pollution permit, which will allow the terminal to move 1.8 billion gallons of oil annually.


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Allegations against Scott Kveton head to grand jury

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The sexual assault allegations made against the Portland tech leader will be presented to a grand jury as soon as early September.


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Airbnb to collect state taxes

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The short-term rental service will begin collecting the 1% state lodging tax.


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Hackers steal Oregon patient data

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Some patients seen by doctors and clinics affiliated with Mc­Kenzie-Willamette Medical Center may have had their personal data, including Social Security numbers, stolen by hackers.


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Federal directive threatens Oregon health reforms

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

The agency that holds the purse strings for care of Oregon Health Plan members  criticized the state's system for distributing money to coordinated care organizations.


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Massive drydock to arrive this weekend

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

The  $40 million floating drydock will arrive at the Columbia River will carry components that will be assembled by Vigor Industrial.


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Ashland "bait bike" stolen three times in one day

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

Police arrested three people in three different incidents of bike theft over the previous 24 hours.


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TriMet awards GlobeSherpa mobile app contract

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

The contract is part of the transit agencies switch to electronic fares, the Portland high tech company announced Thursday.


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Tiny houses to serve as affordable housing

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014

Homes of roughly 200 square feet could be quickly built to house homeless and low-income residents in Portland.


Read more...

Managing family assets: The importance of planning ahead

Linda Baker - Friday, August 22, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY |  OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

When business intersects with family, a host of  situations can arise. Without a clear vision and careful planning, hard-earned investments can become stressful burdens.


Read more...

61 Oregon businesses make list of fastest-growing companies

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Portland-based vacation rental site Vacasa ranked ninth on the new Inc. 5000 list


Read more...

CEO expected to depart troubled biotch firm

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Galena Biopharma, currently under federal investigation,  is expected to announce the departure of Mark Ahn, its longtime president and CEO.


Read more...

Sen. Peter Courtney announces plan to retrofit Oregon schools

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

His proposal calls on the legislature to spend $200 million on seismic upgrades.


Read more...

New York based website builder expands Portland presence

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Squarespace has leased space in the Spalding Building downtown, where it will have room for at least 150.


Read more...

Nation’s largest used car dealer to open in Portland

Linda Baker - Thursday, August 21, 2014

CarMax will open outlets in Clackamas, on Aug. 27, and, in late September, Beaverton.


Read more...

Register for 100 Best Companies survey

Linda Baker - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Kim Moore | OB Editor

The 2015 survey launched this week. It is open to for-profit private and public companies that have at least 15 full- or part-time employees in Oregon.


Read more...

Oregon approves permit for oil train terminal near Clatskanie

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Department of Environmental Quality approved an air pollution permit, which will allow the terminal to move 1.8 billion gallons of oil annually.


Read more...

Allegations against Scott Kveton head to grand jury

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The sexual assault allegations made against the Portland tech leader will be presented to a grand jury as soon as early September.


Read more...

Airbnb to collect state taxes

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The short-term rental service will begin collecting the 1% state lodging tax.


Read more...

Hackers steal Oregon patient data

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Some patients seen by doctors and clinics affiliated with Mc­Kenzie-Willamette Medical Center may have had their personal data, including Social Security numbers, stolen by hackers.


Read more...