Willamette Falls Project Faces Year Delay

OBReal Estate

Start on work to redevelop industrial land in Oregon City is put off as new owner changes design plans.

OBTravel and Transportation

Portland to Seattle in 35 Minutes

Charter jet service JSX will offer short from Portland to Seattle starting in April.

OBFarms and Forests

Hostile Takeover

As ocean temperatures rise, the purple sea urchin completes its hostile takeover of the Oregon coast, changing the landscape forever.

OBTravel and Transportation

When Time Off Work Is Good for Business

The state tourism agency wants businesses to encourage employees to plan for vacation.

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Information About Each of our Report Packages

Here's a breakdown of what you'll find inside each of our 100 Best Companies to...


Roaring Back

How an engaged, media-savvy millennial workforce has brought labor unions back into the spotlight and racked up contract victories.


The Hidden Costs of Trade Policies

Economics professor Kimberly Clausing explains how protectionist policies leave Oregon vulnerable

Restaurants and Retail

Sushi Restaurant to Showcase Oregon Seafood

In the face of stiff completion, Hinoki will serve as an ‘R&D project’ to put Oregon coast seafood on the map.


Gaming: Overcoming Burnout Culture

A Bend startup’s job site for gamers tries to tackle overwork in this fast-growing tech sector.

Energy and Environment

What To Expect From Oregon’s Bag Ban

Oregon’s plastic bag ban takes effect Jan. 1. What Oregon grocers and shoppers can expect from the wide-sweeping legislation.