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2008-07-22 15:01:00

By Richard Read, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 22--At least three big solar companies are considering Oregon for manufacturing plants that, along with the unannounced expansion of an existing project, could provide thousands of family-wage jobs.

2008-07-22 15:00:39

By Tara Ballenger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 22--The 70-foot painted great blue heron that overlooks the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge in Southeast Portland is about to get some company.

2008-07-21 12:01:17

By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 20--With Northwest Natural Gas Co.'s stunning forecast last week that it will need to raise rates by up to 40 percent on Nov. 1, the company can expect sales to balloon by hundreds of millions of dollars next year.

2008-07-21 12:01:17

By Gail Kinsey Hill, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 21--Utilities and independent developers are poised to more than quadruple the amount of wind power in the Northwest, a huge increase that underscores the region's push for renewable energy.

2008-07-17 12:00:52

By Amy Hsuan, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 17--Low-cost carriers are eagerly filling voids left by cutbacks of the major airlines, helping to offset the larger rivals' shrinking schedules and flight grids.

2008-07-17 12:00:21

By Anne Saker, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 17--An Oregon worker who gets hurt on the job could have a tougher time finding a doctor because of a decision by the Workers' Compensation Division.

2008-07-16 12:01:22

By Gail Kinsey Hill, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 16--Solar electric projects chilled by legal questions could heat up again soon.

2008-07-16 12:01:21

By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 16--Already struggling with rising prices on almost every front, Northwest consumers should brace themselves this winter for some of the largest increases in natural gas rates in memory. Northwest Natural Gas Co.

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By Wendy Owen, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 16--LAKE OSWEGO -- The Lake Oswego School District is known for working with community committees on topics from sex education to preventing bullying.

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 16--Federal energy regulators have decided to delay a vote on the controversial Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas terminal on the Columbia River.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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