Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley
Lumber industry stalls after temporary rebound
High Five
Thursday, May 27, 2010

Lumber mills are being forced to close temporarily due to lack of demand, as the industry recovers from the worst hit in its history.

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Natural foods makers face challenge of growth
June 2010
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
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Not many company histories include a Grateful Dead show, but in Eugene, the town that birthed Ken Kesey and the Oregon Country Fair, such distinctions matter.

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Unions resist Kulongoski's call for sacrifices
High Five
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Governor Kulongoski has announced a $562 million shortfall in the budget, and his call for employee sacrifices makes unions bristle.
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Bottled water needs to prove itself green to survive
High Five
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Nestlé wants to bottle water from an Oregon spring, but faces environmental obstacles that could threaten the company's water business.
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Stores halt sale of cheap liquor to reduce public drunkenness
High Five
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Stores in Eugene's Whiteaker neighborhood are halting the sale of cheap liquor favored by alcoholic transients.

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