Small Oregon mill finds its niche

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Elk Creek Forest Products in Independence found its industry niche with secondary manufacturing.

 

I-5 EV charger installation completed

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Portland General Electric and ECOtality completed their installation of fast charging stations along Interstate 5 and I-205.

 

North Plains composter gets county permit

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Washington County unanimously voted to extend the permit for Nature's Need's composting facility, despite angry residents.

 

Pepsi closing Salem site

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Friday, January 25, 2013

PepsiCo plans to shut down its Salem warehouse and lay off 66 workers.

 

Columbia Sportswear gives $80,000 to conservation projects

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Columbia Sportswear expanded its outdoors conservations grant program by more than 50%.

 

Oregon liquor privatization still possible

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Oregon beer and wine distributors spent $16,000 on a poll about liquor privatization.

 

Portland Auto Show begins 104th year

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Friday, January 25, 2013

The Portland Auto Show opened its 104th year at the Oregon Convention Center.

 
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