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Bill aims to connect local farms with school lunches
High Five
Thursday, March 10, 2011
An Oregon bill seeks to subsidize schools to buy local food, benefiting the local economy and improving children's health.
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Bamboo iPhone cases made in Portland
High Five
Monday, March 07, 2011
Portland-based Grove updates an old design aesthetic for the mobile age with their popular bamboo iPhone cases.
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Corvallis biz sells stunt planes
High Five
Thursday, March 03, 2011
Extreme Aerosports in Corvallis is set to become the nation’s only distributor of Xtreme Air’s Sbach stunt aircraft.
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Collins steers Blount into a promising future
March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
0311_TacticsJosh Collins took over as CEO of Portland-based Blount International just after the worst year in the company’s 65-year history. Business had dropped off by 20% in 2009, forcing widespread layoffs. “We were looking down into the abyss,” Collins recalls. “I was observing from the board level and we were nervous. You just didn’t know how bad it was going to get.”
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Young developers build a mobile app for the bar scene
March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
0311_TweetyBirdPierce Lamb met Daniel Starling online, splattering each other with digital paintballs at the ripe age of 13. They remained digital comrades, but only met in real life last year, at Portland’s Open Government Hackathon. It was at the Hackathon where they conceived and began building their new company, BarBird.
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