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Invenergy wants to build Morrow County wind farm

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Chicago-based Invenergy is seeking approval for a 500-megawatt wind farm in Morrow County.

 

Springfield businessman wants Simpsons shopping district

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Springfield businessman Jack Koehler wants to create a shopping district with The Simpsons as its theme.

 

Troutdale Energy Center wins tax break

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Troutdale City Council granted the Troutdale Energy Center a five-year tax abatement for its proposed natural-gas-fired power plant.

 

Walden trying to increase state control over forests

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden met with citizens in La Grande to talk about his efforts to put more control of federal forests into local hands.

 

Portland east side perceptions changing

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Negative perceptions of Portland's east side were common among developers, but are dissipating.

 

Salem Hospital safest in Oregon

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Salem Hospital was rated the safest hospital in Oregon by Consumer Reports.

 

Looptworks upcycles leather into iPad cases

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Portland-based Looptworks rescues textiles from the waste stream and is moving into scrap leather.

 
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