The Private 150: Bigger But Leaner

BY KIM MOORE

Total revenue increased at Oregon's top 150 private companies, but the number of employees continues to decline as firms downsize in the post-recession economy.

Nuptial Deals

BY KIM MOORE

The wedding business is a $165 billion industry, with more than 2.4 million weddings every year in the U.S., according to the Association of Bridal Consultants.

Driving green

BY KIM MOORE

Transportation accounts for the second-largest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S. (28% in 2012), and the use of renewable fuels, such as biodiesel and ethanol, is booming in light of state and national programs to make transportation fuels cleaner.

The clean fuels opportunity

 

A market for low-carbon transportation fuels has a chance to flourish in Oregon if regulators adopt the second phase of the state’s Clean Fuels Program.

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