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2010-01-22 16:33:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Oregon delegation that includes Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Portland State University president Wim Wiewel, Nancy Hamilton of Governor Ted Kulongoski's office, Janet Gagnon of Solar World and a group of civic entrepreneurs will travel to Washington D.C. next week to lobby for funding for the proposed $120 million Oregon Sustainability Center. The OSC is envisioned as a first-of-a-kind synthesis of world class environmental performance...

2009-04-28 13:14:00

Marketing Campaign Leverages Sesquicentennial to Stimulate Tourism SALEM, Ore., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Oregon today launched a special travel promotion geared to address current economic conditions by stimulating immediate demand for spring and summer travel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090428/SF06811LOGO) The campaign, called "The Oregon 150 Challenge," TravelOregon.com/Challenge, is the signature tourism event for Oregon 150 (Oregon150.org). It leverages the...

2009-04-13 10:29:00

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Oregon's best-known public policy servants and spokespersons, Kerry Tymchuk, is leaving politics to become a corporate communications advisor at Conkling Fiskum & McCormick, Inc. (CFM). Tymchuk, who will be a CFM Principal, started today and is based in the firm's Portland office. He will work closely with CFM Partner Pat McCormick in expanding CFM's corporate reputation management and issues management practices. Headquartered...

2009-02-15 13:43:42

The state of Oregon has turned 150 years old and received a 400-pound cake for its sesquicentennial party, party attendees say. While the seven-layer cake was meant to serve 3,000 people, 6,000 showed up for Saturday's festivities at the Capitol in Salem, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Sunday. today is about you. You sure serve a crummy cake, 70-year-old Salem resident Merwyn Richert joked to cake servers at the event. I just wanted to have a taste, Wilsonville Arts and Culture Council...

2008-10-13 12:00:41

Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS), a national leader in the Senior Living industry (www.retirement.org), announced today that its Executive Director of Community Services, Becky Snyder, has been appointed to the Oregon Voluntary Action and Service Commission (OVASC) by Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski, as confirmed by the Oregon Senate. Ms. Snyder began her three-year term on October 1, 2008. Also known as Oregon Volunteers, the OVASC has up to 25 voting members supporting its...

2008-08-31 12:00:29

Arson likely was not the cause of the fire that darkened the stone of the Oregon Capitol building in Salem, authorities say. Investigators said while an official cause of Saturday's fire had yet to be determined, their initial suspicions were the fire that damaged portions of Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski's office was not intentionally set, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Sunday. The blaze immediately drew the attention of nearly 30 firefighters, who controlled the fire within a half-hour....

2008-08-30 15:10:00

The offices of Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski sustained smoke and water damage in a fire that hit the state Capitol early Saturday. The fire was reported about 12:30 a.m. by Willamette University students who saw flames in the building, The (Portland) Oregonian reported. Firefighters had the blaze contained within 30 minutes, Salem Deputy Fire Marshal Laird Case said. The cause of the fire, which apparently started in a part of the second floor where renovations are under way, had not been...

2008-08-30 09:00:57

By Libby Tucker Oregon needs a unified policy to help weather volatile energy costs and provide long-term certainty to state energy supplies, says Gov. Ted Kulongoski. And so the governor is creating The Oregon Planning and Energy Council to act as a clearinghouse for energy policy in the state, he told state business and nonprofit leaders Wednesday. The council, which Kulongoski jokingly called OPEC in a nod to the organization of oil-producing nations, will function like the Governor's...

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Winston Ross, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Jul. 30--FLORENCE -- The governors of Oregon, Washington and California produced a plan on Tuesday that they said would help protect the ocean the three states share, by unifying key segments of their approach and speaking with a single voice to the federal government. The three states introduced a "West Coast Action Plan," promised in 2006 when the governors signed an ocean health agreement pledging to tackle some of the problems...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'