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2010-11-02 06:55:00

Along with energy conservation and storm-water reduction, scientists may soon be adding crime-fighting to the list of benefits that urban trees provide.

2010-09-08 20:30:00

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2010-08-30 18:09:00

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Timbercon, Inc., a fiber optic product and solution manufacturer headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, was ranked on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America list for the fourth year in a row. Timbercon ranked 3316 for 2010.

2010-08-18 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CauseOn(TM) (http://causeon.com) today announced a new approach to online discount couponing with the launch of its first site in Portland, Ore.

2010-08-17 08:47:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar Inc., the world's largest car-sharing service, is challenging car owners nationwide to participate in its third annual Low-Car Diet.

2010-07-27 06:05:00

PORTLAND, Ore., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced that David Chemerow, the company's Chief Operating Officer and CFO, will give an overview of the company and its growth strategies, and conduct one-on-one investor meetings, at the 2010 Oppenheimer Annual Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference on August 11, 2010 at 2:30 p.m.

2010-06-15 13:30:00

EUGENE, Ore., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), the bank holding company for Pacific Continental Bank, today announced that it was recently honored and recognized by The Seattle Times as one of the Northwest region's top 20 companies of the decade.

2010-06-12 13:00:00

Airline Mechanics, Community Activists Take Protest to Portland Rose Festival PORTLAND, Ore., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamsters, with support from Portland Jobs With Justice, protested today against Horizon Air's plans to fire nearly 100 experienced aircraft maintenance workers at the Rose Festival's annual Grand Floral Parade.

2010-05-14 08:21:00

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of sports facilities, has been selected by Peregrine Sports, LLC and the City of Portland to manage the $31 million, renovation and expansion of PGE Park in Portland, Ore.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.