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Rising Rents Put Pressure on Manufacturers

Moving expenses often outweigh the increased cost of renting factories in Portland.

OBEconomy and Finance

Trade War Pounds Oregon From All Angles

While larger companies like Intel could mitigate the harm, smaller companies, especially farms, could face irreversible damage.

OBEducation

School Funding: "Not Your Mother’s Bake Sale"

The Beaverton High School Success Fund proves that public schools can raise substantial private money. Should this be the future of school funding?

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Politics

The Maverick Who Stopped Cap and Trade

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson was the decisive Democratic vote that killed cap and trade in Oregon. The Multnomah County Democrat insists she’s still on the right side of history.

Economy

Trade War Pounds Oregon From All Angles

While larger companies like Intel could mitigate the harm, smaller companies, especially farms, could face irreversible damage.

Restaurants and Retail

PHOTOS: Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center in Troutdale

Robots have transformed Amazon's fulfillment process, but workers are still critical. 

Tech

Six Startups Part of Portland Blockchain Venture Studio

R/GA Ventures will lead a collaboration studio with six companies to develop new blockchain prototypes in the hopes of creating a “blockchain ecosystem” in Oregon.

Energy and Environment

A Global Forest

Fellows at the World Forestry Institute debut forest-preserving projects with global reverberations.