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Mudroom

Up With Umpqua

Find out how Oregon's Umpqua Bank has managed to come out of the recession as Oregon's largest bank.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/15/2010

The Mudroom

The China Connection

The business connection between China and Stumptown has many ties. From academia to green initiatives to tennie-runners, the imports, exports and collaborations are plentiful.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 03/16/2010

The Mudroom

PERS Strings

The economic crash has left Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) in need of an estimated $1 billion from public employers to cover future commitments to retirees. How do gubernatorial candidates Allen Alley and Chris Dudley plan to help pub

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/02/2010

Currency

Wheel Borrow

If people can take out loans on houses and cars, why not take them out on bikes?

  • By Laura Klairmont
  • Published 08/18/2009

Currency

Street Cents

As it turns out, the money the Portland Bureau of Transportation received from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act only equals 1.25 Raef LaFrentzes.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 07/20/2009

Currency

Earth and Money

Dan Weldon, Portland's first ecobanker, can help you save the earth and your money with the GreenStreet Lending Initiative.

  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Green Machine

With economic stimulus dollars up for grabs, a gubernatorial strike force of Portland power players has a comeback plan.

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Bounceback

Earlier this year Oregon became ground zero for economists Joel Kotkin and Richard Florida's bickering. Forbes columnist, Kotkin, and Florida, his longtime adversary in regional-economics punditry, hash out what will save Portland's economy.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

12 Revolutionary Companies

Transforming the city that works (and yes, they're hiring.)

  • By Sally Powers
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Color of Money

For Portland to create a major green economy, we’ll need an influx of bucks and brains.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Safe House

Oregon's credit unions don't need a bailout—they're staying afloat on their own.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Forbidden Fruit

McMenamins runs low on one of its signature brews—and it’s all Serbia’s fault.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Heavy Metal

Looking for a job? On Portland's industrial waterfront you won't need a college degree or even a résumé. Just a willingness to put in a long, honest day's work.

  • By Matt Williams
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Divine Venture

In the digital age, software replaces soothsayer and turns the art of divination into a profitable product.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 05/19/2009

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On the Waterfront

Where Portland once flexed its maritime muscle, shipbuilding (of sorts) surges anew.

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Small Times

On Portland’s car lots, the inventory shrinks (literally) as consumers say no to the SUV.

  • By Kristen Hall-Geisler
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Screen Play

Interactive marketing turns the business of advertising into a touchy-feely affair.

  • By Tom Colligan
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Portland’s Best Lawyers 2008

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009

Currency

Finders Keepers

$52 million. That's how much money the State of Oregon found last year—and some of it could be yours.

  • By Ariel Bleicher
  • Published 05/19/2009
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