In the Name of Science

OBHealth Care

An OHSU neurosurgeon challenges the profit-oriented system of bringing new drugs to market while championing the small companies commercializing advances in brain cancer treatment.

OBHealth Care

Medicaid, Heal Thyself

Beset by rising costs and right-wing rhetoric, 
can Oregon’s bold experiment to revamp coordinated care organizations make the grade?

OBManufacturing

Beyond the Timber Wars

Steve Zika, CEO of Hampton Lumber, discusses the effect of trade tariffs and how to manage downturns.  

OBTravel and Transportation

The Truck Stops Here

Truckers got a win with the death of HB 2020, but as the hype around driverless trucks continues, environmental policy will be the least of their worries.

100 Best

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2019 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon

The deadline for the 2019 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon survey has...

Politics

Cap and trade: Businesses subject to “bullying campaign”

Carbon legislation causes rift for members of pro-climate policy business group.

Economy

‘People Don’t Have To Move Here to Find Work’

Economist Thomas Potiowsky discusses Oregon’s employment prospects.

Restaurants and Retail

Flying High

As the cannabis sector goes mainstream, a business accelerator aims to level the playing field for women entrepreneurs.

Tech

Oregon Universities Shine at InventOR Competition

Solutions to climate change, renewable energy and predictive artificial intelligence were on show last week when teams of students from around the state tackled real-world challenges at the InventOR Collegiate...

Energy and Environment

Cap and Trade: Lawmakers Face Transportation Conundrum

A historic bill to reduce Oregon’s greenhouse gases is on the cusp of passing if fuel suppliers can be brought on board.