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Columbia Helicopters Turns to Nation Building

A local company moves beyond its logging roots to help troops in Afghanistan.

  • By Will Lambeth
  • Published 11/21/2012


The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 10/16/2012


Buzz Worthy

Viso makes a brash play in the energy-drink market.

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 09/21/2012


Data Wizards

A fast-growing firm conjures answers to complicated problems.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 08/23/2012


Risky Business

A freshly minted start-up survivor thrives by shifting gears in tough economic times.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/18/2012


Virtual Vending

A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/22/2012


Beyond the Bulb

Schoolhouse Electric’s growing business means more aesthetically deft accessories for the home or office.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/25/2012


Tree Titan

He speaks for the trees.

  • By Bill Lascher
  • Published 04/27/2012


True Calling

Ruby Receptionists successfully answers the call for friendly phone facilitators.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012


Raising the Barre

Barre3’s ballet-Pilates-yoga fusion has attracted some big names—including Louise Ciccone, better known as Madonna.

  • By Ramona DeNies and Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/23/2012


Mobile Mappers

Feeling lost at Powell's or the Portland Art Museum? There's an app for that.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 12/23/2011


New Seasons

Local snowboarding CEO has outerwear ideas that go beyond the slopes.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/23/2011


Mobile Money

The big financial institutions are having some serious PR problems. Perhaps it's high time for Portlander Alex Payne's startup business BankSimple.

  • By David Wolman
  • Published 10/14/2011


Burgerville’s Chief

The pescetarian CEO who helped green up Burgerville

  • By Emily Burton
  • Published 09/21/2011


The Bottom Line

Local company gDiapers moves beyond the pail.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011


The Flax Man

Is flax the fashionable fabric of the future?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/29/2011


Food Fixer

Kurt Huffman has his hands in more eateries than Zagat.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/20/2011


How ZoomCare is Shaking Up the Checkup

The Hilsboro-based urgent- and primary-care clinics offer a high-speed prescription for health care.

  • By Ethan Epstein
  • Published 04/22/2011

Pick a Card

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

Dock Envy

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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