Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Puppet Labs buys Cloudsmith
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Portland startup Puppet Labs acquired Cloudsmith, its second announced acquisition after Marionette Collective in 2010. Puppet Labs has raised nearly $46 million in outside investment recently.

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NW Portland Con-way site sold
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Con-way finalized the sale of two acres at its Northwest Portland campus, to become a New Seasons Market, other retail, and an 115-unit apartment complex. The renovation is set to begin in 2014 and open in spring 2015.

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Portland beekeepers breeding a stronger queen
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Monday, July 15, 2013

Last winter, 40% of beehives in the Portland urban area died, similar to losses around the country. Now, two Northeast Portland beekeepers are working to breed a queen bee that can survive harsh Portland winters.

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Portland tests alternative fuel vehicles
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Portland is becoming a testing ground for alternative fuel vehicles thanks to a commitment Oregon made to support rechargeable electric vehicles under former Gov. Ted Kulongoski.

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TriMet plans e-fare system
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

TriMet is hoping to add a new fare system that allows riders to use debit-like cards.

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