Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Lawsuit crushes G.I. Joe's comeback
High Five
Monday, June 28, 2010

Former executives intended to resurrect the G.I. Joe's brand, but were blocked by a lawsuit over the company name.

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3,100 attend job fair for soldiers
High Five
Monday, June 28, 2010

This Saturday marked the first of four job fairs designed to help soldiers adjust to life after the military, and attendance was strong.

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Daughter set to take the helm at Powell's Books
High Five
Monday, June 28, 2010
Emily Powell will take over as president of Powell's Books in mid-July. 
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Guns seized in killing of Portland lawyer
High Five
Monday, June 28, 2010
During the week of Art Tarlow's memorial service, police recovered two guns in an investigation into the prominent lawyer's death.
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TV show Leverage lifts Portland economy
July 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010

0710_ATS05The TV show Leverage has brought Portland more than fame and the fun factor of having Timothy Hutton walking around downtown. It put $20 million into the local economy. The show’s second season, which filmed in Portland in 2009, employed 397 Oregonians for 150,000 hours, and contracted for services with more than 400 vendors and agencies.

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