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Let's support our community colleges

With elections over, it's time to focus on giving the state's ommunity colleges the financial support they deserve.

Economists see economic slowdown in Oregon's future

Housing affordability, lack of skilled workers taking a toll on state's productivity.

Hornecker honored with outstanding service award

Alliance presents former head of Howard S. Wright with William S. Naito award

Vacasa goes multifamily

Vacation rental management company aims to diversify by getting into the new post-hotel traveler market

Columbia Helicopters acquired by Houston company

Bristow Group Inc., a global industrial aviation services provider, pays $560 million for Aurora-based company.

Red Electric Trail bridge ready to roll

The structure for bicycles and pedestrians will connect Southwest Bertha Boulevard, Southwest Capitol Highway.

Determining look of French Prairie Bridge

Suspension and cable-stayed are the least obtrusive options for bike/pedestrian bridge across the Willamette River.

TechTonic: A hardware hoarder comes clean

Scrapping ancient cables and useless gadgets feels good, they should have gone long ago.

Homes to grow old in

Architects see growing demand for residential design that allows people to age in place

Kellogg Middle School's $60M plan revealed

The new 108,000 square-foot school will tell students how much energy it is using and how much its solar panels are producing.

Baseball supporters withdraw offer for PPS headquarters…

Changes could still be coming to Rose Quarter area facility as school district explores its options for the desirable property.

Hail Mary for downtown food carts

Some displaced food carts may get their own culinary corridor along Southwest Ninth Avenue in a bid to keep tourist-friendly food culture intact and…

Moving Portland's central city forward

Cities across the continent - including Seattle, Denver, Toronto, and Austin - are moving quickly to modernize their transportation systems. Whither…

Barlow remodel pushes ahead

High school will get long-awaited stadium when construction finishes in 2020.

Excavation company faces new lawsuits filed related to NW…

Lawsuits filed against Loy Clark Pipeline, Bremik Construction seek compensation for damages and injuries from October 2016 incident.

Committed to the future of architecture

Energy Trust of Oregon to award grants that match architecture students, internships.

PCC buys property in Scappoose for new training center

Site near OMIC and airport will provide advanced apprenticeship-style training in advanced manufacturing

A look inside the proposed '7th Street Container Lofts'…

Prototype model of shipping container homes shows what will soon be for sale in St. Helens.

Business group proposes car-free Transit Mall

Portland Business Alliance makes proposal in response to transportation project list the City Council will consider on Nov. 14.

SENTRE join the Division goldrush

San Diego firm buys its second Portland apartment building; now Slabtown's Thornton will be joined by Division's foodie-centric Anthology.

Portland State University: projects aplenty

PSU prepares to start Fourth & Montgomery, even as another project reaches a construction mid-point.

Pod's plan: A Moxy hotel

Moxy Portland hotel breaks ground on former food cart site, aiming to bring to the West End a boutique touch with a Marriott backbone.

Stantec consolidates Portland-area offices

New space in 14th floor of the Moda Tower will bring together 100 employees under one roof.

Update on Washington Park reservoirs: 'Concrete for the…

Washington Park's underground reservoirs are about to be built with a lot of concrete


The Wild's collaboration platform wants to allow designers to walk through work in real time, saving time and money up front.

Paul Allen's death muddles Rose Quarter's future

Plans for area run investment gamut, but no negotiations with the companies about the future redevelopment of the area were under way when Allen died.

Women's Business Ownership Act turns 30

Federal legislation in 1988 gave women entrepreneurs recognition, access to resources.

On the ballot this November? Portland's affordability

Four measures that that the Portland Business Alliance feels will affect how Portlanders live and work


Experts say autonomous vehicles are coming no matter what, and politiicans better keep up.

A winner on Williams

The Silica on Williams Avenue marks a new chapter in an ongoing urban story in Portland.

Portland apprentice wins international masonry competition

Matt Botts earned top scores in written, hands-on tests in the pointer-caulker-cleaner category.

Evenstads received Distinguished Service Award

Domaine Serene founders Grace and Ken Evenstad honored for contributions to wine industry

Portland rents drop 2.7% in steepest decline across US

Portland has added some 15,000 new apartments since 2015, but most are designed for luxury.

Beaverton Kmart, Washington Square Mall Sears will close by…

They are among 142 stores nationwide affected by the Oct. 15 Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by parent company Sears Holdings.

24 affordable housing units being built for vets in Oregon…

Northwest Housing Alternatives breaking ground on approximately $7 million project at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at 314 Pleasant Ave.

Salt & Straw scoops up new Downtown Disney shop

New location opened Friday, Oct. 12, just before thunderstorms drenched nearby Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure theme parks.

Designing away trauma

The renovation of a 50-year-old former church into a center for homeless families features a healing twist.

Oregon RAIN feeds entrepreneurs

Rural group encourages entrepreneurs to scale up without relying on big city resources.

Shippers ramping up for seasonal hiring

Competitive wages, benefits packages attract temporary help in a tight job market.

Less is more for Canby manufacturing company

Screaming Circuits has created a niche by providing on-demand circuit boards.

Vacasa's new home

Part vacation home, part always-on tech hub, Vacasa's new rented space in the Pearl aims for work-fun balance

Here comes the sun: SunPower takes over SolarWorld…

SolarWorld's Hillsboro headquarters will remain open, but a deal to purchase the company very nearly didn't happen.

Cryptofluent is the new affluent

Understanding blockchain is going to take a bit longer. But until then there's a new gadget you can preorder.

Life after minecraft

Students get a look at the Oregon Manufacturing and Innovation Center R&D facility

Forum: Housing, transportation go hand in hand

Westside Economic Alliance gathering looks at ways to promote availability, affordability of housing when major transportation projects are…

PUC relaxes regulation of CenturyLink land-line…

'Pricing flexibility' plan applies to CenturyLink's business, residential customers in Oregon.

Companies weigh in on 'State of Manufacturing' in…

Workforce, uncertainty over tariffs rate as biggest challenges cited by Oregon and Washington companies.

Women on the Rise

The winners of Oregon Tradeswomen's Women on the Rise! Awards explain why the trades were their perfect career choices.

24 affordable housing units being built for vets in…

Northwest Housing Alternatives breaking ground on approximately $7 million project at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at 314 Pleasant Ave.

Intersectionality for planners

The D.C. prescription: infill, density levels, and thoughtful expansions of our urban areas

Beaverton OKs plan for Hyatt House

Five-story, 121-room hotel will be close to the proposed Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, The Rise Central apartment complex and a seven-story…

CCC's new ITC is a HIT

Lathes and routers should train people in the next wave of manufacturing skills.

Creative power comes from within

Creative Conference speakers plot their career paths back to childhood influences; nature, nurture and everything in between.

City and county move to eliminate 'dirty diesel'…

Portland, Multnomah County hope other governments, and then the state, will enact tougher regulations as well.

American Reality Advisors, Unico purchase Moda Tower

Home of Nordstrom Rack, the Southwest Second Avenue building is the joint venture's second purchase in downtown Portland.

Work it off!

Construction companies share the results of their employee health, wellness initiatives.


Markets, brew pubs, water features...Vancouver's Terminal 1 aims for Pike Place livability.

Blockchain and the bootleggers

Ledger could be used to authenticate car parts, or maybe it's better suited to finance and complex marketplaces?

Safe as houses

The SafeBuild Alliance helps contractors strengthen health, safety programs, aided by a mentorship program.

PSU students fly high rethinking airport master plan

Students in real estate master's program asked to find ways to connect community with airport.

Minority entrepreneurs honored during MED Week

Portland's 2018 Minority Enterprise Development Week featured an award luncheon and educational sessions.

Beaverton OKs plan for Hyatt House

Five-story, 121-room hotel will be close to the proposed Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, The Rise Central apartment complex and a seven-story…

Opportunity Zones offer economic development, with…

At least one local Opportunity Fund is hoping to help make a difference around the state.

We must continue to make smart housing investments

The push must be made for more supportive housing to fight the growth in homelessness and housing insecurity in Portland and other cities.

Vermont 10: Exemplary Infill Housing

Greater density is coming to our neighborhoods, but we needn't sacrifice livability

Vancouver USA Waterfront is almost ready for its…

Media given sneak peek of waterfront park and restaurants on former paper plant brownfield.

NXT Please!

FashioNXT continues to push Portland's fashion community into the global limelight.

Haladay family breaks ground on event center in…

Four-story building planned for the corner of Third Street and B Avenue will also feature retail and office space

Threading the needle

October is textile month in Portland, bringing thread heads together to swap ideas and swatches

Small business, big opportunities

Supporting small businesses through free professional advising and scholarship programs can reap big benefits.

Congestion dominates transportation discussion

Congestion is the hot topic as panel agrees tolls and multimodal will help unlock the Portland region.

Gentrification for the people

Opportunity zones should aid investment in local people, not squeeze them out.

Establishing a foundation

Wilsonville official wins builders association award for supporting, building inspector training program

In the beginning was the word

Portland Creative Conference returns next week to inspire with tales of creative methods

Beaverton Public Safety Center ready to rise

The new public safety building will serve as home base for the city's police and Office of Emergency Management

Tile contractors create new training co-op

New co-op will offer online and hands-on training for apprentices in the tile trades

Job seekers 'snapped up' as state's economy chugs…

Construction, trade continue to add jobs as unemployment rate hits 3.8 perecent in August

Blockchaining up

Portland firms put a smiley face on complex crypto technology, as the gold rush begins.

Energy industry grapples to boost diversity

The Shades of Green conference, held Sept. 12 and 13 in Portland, was designed to spark discussion, spur change

Metro issues 'fine print' to regulate mandatory…

Regional government expects the Portland area's organic waste will be turned into energy after requiring major establishments to begin separating it…

Regional home sales cool slightly in August's…

RMLS monthly report says median and average prices continued to rise across five counties surrounding Portland.

A perfect fit

The Portland-based women's workwear company formerly known as Moxie & Moss has a new name and a new national focus

Nike CEO takes public stance on sanctuary law repeal

Nike CEO Mark Parker has written an argument in opposition to Ballot Measure 105 in the Oregon Voters' Guide.

Urban legends

Tech startups are trying to make cities more livable while avoiding the pitfalls of bikeshare graveyards and snooping government.

Oregon ranks 37th for growth in women-owned…

Report indicates Oregon is doing better at supporting women-owned businesses, but there's still room for improvement

Feel-good factor: Scientists and architects probe…

There's a fascination with the material for its carbon seqestering and its comfy wooden feel

Building relationships the 'Oregon way'

Recent forum appearance by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden supports Westside Economic Alliance efforts maintain economy where all can flourish

People get ready

Greater Portland Inc's annual economic summit will focus on talent to lure businesses to Portland.

Cross-laminated timber is hanging tough

Despite recent setbacks, CLT's popularity expected to continue to grow, attorneys say

Anlon Homes, BC Custom Construction win big

Winners were selected by a group of respected builders, designers and architects

Lake Oswego's Mercantile Center project wins final…

Despite lingering concerns about traffic, Design Review Commission votes to approve the new retail and apartment development

'Lung, breast, colon, skin and brain.'

Knight Cancer Research Building opens in Phil and Penny Knight's name, although they skip the ceremony

Saving Portland one piece at a time

A plan is under way to bring back an old favorite Portland restaurant, with a modern twist

Brilliant! New dean looks beyond smart cities

Engineering boss at PSU sees Portland and the college straddling several fault lines, presenting a chance to show leadership

Yamaki USA opens in Forest Grove to fanfare

The facility produces smoked, dried fish products for broth and other culinary applications.

How to build a diverse workforce in the energy…

National Shades of Green conference coming to Portland will explore strategies for recruitment and multicultural outreach.

St. Helens asks for $15 million in federal funds to…

Money would pay for development of street grid, boardwalk and trail on city-owned property

Kah-Nee-Ta closure date arrives

The closure of Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and Spa was officially set to take place on Sept. 5.

Schmizza Public House unveils expansive gathering…

Gresham Town Fair pub features extensive menu, 31 taps, sports on TV, live music at night

Building a better battery

Tualatin-based company leads a quiet revolution in the world of rechargeable batteries

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