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2008-07-16 12:00:11

By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul.

2008-07-14 18:00:35

By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 11--Federal energy regulators will consider and possibly vote Thursday on whether to approve the proposed Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas terminal, located about 20 miles east of Astoria on the Columbia River.

2008-07-10 12:01:17

By Stephen Beaven, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 8--When Mercy Corps opens its new headquarters next year in Old Town Chinatown, visitors will enter on Southwest Ankeny Street to find 3,500 square feet of technological wizardry aimed at engaging them in the fight against global poverty.

2008-07-10 12:01:17

By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul.

2008-07-08 15:00:21

By Anne Saker, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 7--Providence Health & Services has joined companies nationwide in trying to manage an internal drain that many employees see as a job perk: Hospital workers are now forbidden from downloading streaming audio or video from the Internet.

2008-07-07 18:00:26

By Gail Kinsey Hill, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 5--Columbia Basin river managers had a close call this week when they were forced to cut back on hydropower after a surge in wind energy blasted through the system.

2008-07-01 15:00:54

By Erin Hoover Barnett, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 1--Northeast Portland's Garlington Center, a community cornerstone that serves nearly 600 people with mental illnesses, may avert closure thanks to pressure from a standing-room-only crowd Monday. The clinic at 3034 N.E.

2008-07-01 15:00:48

By Ted Sickinger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jul. 1--If gas prices have you down, you'd better brace for rising utility bills the next few years. Regional utilities face rapidly escalating fuel prices and, in some cases, project wide gaps between their power supply and customer demand.

2008-06-30 15:02:49

By Michelle Roberts, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 29--On a recent weekday afternoon, Pil Hwang tells it like it is to an employee at Lake Oswego-based Pacific Lumber & Truss Co. At age 49, the worker has yet to save a single penny for retirement.

2008-06-30 15:02:41

By Jonathan Brinckman, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 28--The genesis of the airline revving up for its inaugural flight Monday was a 2005 conversation on the wharf in front of Centennial Mill on the Portland waterfront.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.