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Oregon bills target mining

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Three bills in the Oregon legislature are being branded as an all-out war on mining by the Bohemia Mine Owners Association.

 

Oregon reviews wind farm tax credits

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Monday, February 25, 2013

The Oregon Department of Energy is reevaluating its approval of $30 million in tax credits for the Shepherd's Flat wind farm.

 

Oregon House to vote on Columbia River Crossing

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Monday, February 25, 2013

The proposed Columbia River Crossing is scheduled to be voted on in the Oregon House today.

 

Mandatory spending cuts could mean major changes in Oregon

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Federal spending cuts are likely to begin hitting March 1, affecting Oregon in ways big and small.

 

Brattain International opening Eugene center

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Brattain International Trucks is building a new $6 million sales and service center in west Eugene, nearly doubling its space in the Eugene-Springfield area.

 

Small airports could close control towers

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Automatic federal spending cuts could close 100 air-traffic control towers at smaller airports, including five in Oregon.

 

DEQ calls Nosler cleanup a success

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Oregon environmental officials say the cleanup after a major explosion at a Bend bullet and ammunition manufacturer was a success.

 
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100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

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Check out interviews with employees from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners and find out what makes their company a great place to work.


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Small business sales go big

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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Eking out a living

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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It may be obvious, but most farmers don’t make a lot of money. According to preliminary data from the 2012 Agriculture Census, 52% of America’s 2.1 million principal farm-operators don’t call farming their primary occupation. Farm cooperatives may offer a solution.


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Buy the book

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Oregon is home not only to many fine writers but also several accomplished small publishers.


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Video: Kickstarting Oregon business

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Thursday, March 27, 2014
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Watch this OB Original Video about three Oregon companies and how crowd-funding "kickstarted" their business ideas.


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Wheel man

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Les Schwab has put a premium on customer service since 1952, when legendary namesake Les Schwab founded the company with one store in Prineville. (Schwab died in 2007.) But if the corporate principles remain essentially the same, the world around this iconic Oregon business has changed dramatically.


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Airbnb laws will hurt Portland’s newest company

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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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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