Tualatin-based Lightspeed Adopts Employee Stock Ownership Program

OBTech

The educational tech company joins a rising trend of companies transitioning to employee ownership models. 

OBEnergy and Environment

Restoring Tumwata 
on the Walamt

For nearly 200 years, Willamette Falls was a hub for industrial production — and a major dam. But for 15,000 years before that, Northwest tribes used the site for fishing...

OBPolitics

Gov. Brown Releases $200 Million Workforce Development Plan

Future Ready Oregon focuses on training, workforce engagement and removing employment barriers to solve the state’s growing labor supply shortage

OBTravel and Transportation

The Shipping News

Global shipping is in crisis. What’s next for the ports of Portland and Vancouver?

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Politics

Gov. Brown Releases $200 Million Workforce Development Plan

Future Ready Oregon focuses on training, workforce engagement and removing employment barriers to solve the state’s growing labor supply shortage

Economy

The Columbia-Umpqua Not-Quite Merger, Explained

Experts say the Columbia-Umpqua union isn’t as strange as it seems, and gives Oregon companies, and smaller Oregon banks, new opportunities.  

Restaurants and Retail

McMenamins Cyberattack Highlights New Normal

Ransomware attacks have increased nearly 500% in the last two years, experts say.

Professional Services

Longstanding creative services agency rebrands as For Good & Co.

The creative services agency once known as Henry V says its new focus is on collaboration — regardless of medium

Tech

Tualatin-based Lightspeed Adopts Employee Stock Ownership Program

The educational tech company joins a rising trend of companies transitioning to employee ownership models. 

Energy and Environment

Restoring Tumwata 
on the Walamt

For nearly 200 years, Willamette Falls was a hub for industrial production — and a major dam. But for 15,000 years before that, Northwest tribes used the site for fishing...