Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Portland sees high-roller exodus
High Five
Thursday, October 08, 2009

Oregon's high income and capital gains taxes are driving corporate heads across the border.

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What was Daimler thinking?
High Five
Thursday, October 08, 2009

Following Daimler's decision to keep its Portland plant open, execs discuss its prospects.

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The dirty fight over sewage
High Five
Thursday, October 08, 2009

The feud between Milwaukie and district officials could lead to sewage in the Willamette.

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Jobs Watch: Back to work
Ben Jacklet
Wednesday, October 07, 2009

When I interviewed Sam Adams back in 2005, it was like an aerobic workout. He was midway through a campaign stunt to work at 100 businesses in 100 days, and ideas and energy were spilling out of him.

This summer, interviewing the mayor was an entirely different experience. The ideas were still there but the energy was not. Transcribing the tape later, I wondered if my recorder was running low on batteries, he was speaking so slowly and with so little inflection and passion. He sounded like a burnt-out bureaucrat.

This is not surprising. We all know about the sordid sex scandal that surfaced at the worst possible moment, just as Adams was taking office and the economy was crashing. That mess nearly cost him his job, and it hasn’t done the city any good either.

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Clinic plans delay PGE deal
High Five
Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Ideas to build a clinic at PGE Park may have caused the renovation deal to miss its deadline.

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