Hotels Innovate as Bookings Plummet

OBTravel and Transportation

COVID-19 threatens disaster in the hospitality industry, but patrons and community leaders have been stepping up. 

OBProfessional Services

Insurers Push Back on Biz Interruption Insurance

Insurers are expected to deny businesses compensation for loss of revenue resulting from the pandemic.

OBArts and Entertainment

The Show Must Go On

As COVID-19 halts public gatherings, arts organizations rise to the occasion to protect their fragile institutions.

OBEconomy and Finance

‘The Cost of Shutting Down This Virus Is Recession’

The director of the Northwest Economic Research Center discusses how Oregon’s economy will take a hit during COVID-19, and what the economic recovery could look like.

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Politics

“Housing Has Been a Perennial Issue For Me”

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek discusses how the housing crisis affects all Oregonians, and what the business community can do to help.

Economy

Coronavirus: What Financial Aid Is Available

A community bank describes lending options for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19.

Restaurants and Retail

Rapping Up Cold Brew

Dutch Bros Coffee hires rapper Macklemore to promote its new cold-brew offerings, a sign of the chilled coffee drink’s emerging dominance among consumers.

Professional Services

Insurers Push Back on Biz Interruption Insurance

Insurers are expected to deny businesses compensation for loss of revenue resulting from the pandemic.

Tech

Data Risk

Small businesses face a heavy risk when it comes to cyber security. The best defense relies on an active, educated employer.

Energy and Environment

Key Lawmaker Can’t Promise to Read Climate Change Bill

Democratic senator Laurie Monnes Anderson was the deciding factor the last time Oregon tried to pass cap and trade, and she won’t commit to reading the bill this time around.