Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
Tillamook port could lose rail line
February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008

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Before committing funds to repair the Port of Tillamook’s massively damaged rail line, Gov. Ted Kulongoski’s office has asked the port and the area’s largest employers to examine other ways of moving freight out of Tillamook County.

 

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Weak dollar a mixed blessing
February 2008
Friday, February 01, 2008

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There’s a basic rule of thumb when it comes to U.S. industries and a weak dollar: Exporters benefit (their goods are cheaper for other countries to buy), and importers suffer (they pay more for foreign goods).

 

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Baker embraces airport potential
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

The positive effects of Oregon Senate Bill 680 were up for debate in Scappoose and Aurora, but in Baker City, arms are open to plans for an airport, which could mean economic growth for the rural town.

 

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Business travel: carry-on bag comparison
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

t_ZeroHalliburtonIn these days of long security lines and lost luggage, a good bag can make or break a business trip.

 

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Smoother business travel @ PDX
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

PDXairport.jpgGood news for business travelers: Portland International Airport is in the midst of several projects that will help it better serve its more than 14 million yearly passengers.

 

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