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Demand and the dollar help spike wheat prices

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After a rough 12-year slog with more drought than profit, Oregon wheat growers are finally back in the black, thanks to record wheat prices that are not expected to drop any time soon.

 

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Groups tackle immigration

A coalition that includes nursery, restaurant, wine, dairy, wheat and homebuilders associations, the Hispanic Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Oregon Business Association and tourism industry groups has been formed to address growing concerns among business and agriculture interests over immigration issues.

 

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Governor fights federal control of LNG

In February, the scrap over liquefied natural gas terminals in Oregon jumped from being a heated topic on the coast to a major talking point in state politics.

 

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Good snowfall blesses resorts

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Better-than-average snowfall covered Oregon ski resorts this winter, creating a deep base that bodes well for spring runs.

 

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Housing hits wood jobs

Effects of a slumping housing market and cost of lumber have started showing in the state’s wood-product industry, with dozens of job cuts in central and southern Oregon announced in January.

 

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Street tax goes to voters

Following outcry and fierce lobbying efforts by Portland small businesses, a $460 million road maintenance fee proposed by council member Sam Adams will be decided by voters in November rather than by the city council.

 

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Sinar Mas buys four mills from Pope & Talbot

As part of the Portland lumber company’s bankruptcy proceedings, Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas Group will buy four of Pope & Talbot’s pulp mills, including its sole Oregon mill in Halsey, for approximately $231 million.

 

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Angel investors get the pitch

Last year, the matchmaking sent Portland-based data visualization company M-Six home with $230,000. That’s what we call love.

 

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Make your gathering greener

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Companies today know the importance of presenting a green face to their customers, but what goes on in the boardroom itself isn’t always so environmentally friendly.

 

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New year, new tech gear

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Two early-year trade shows — the Consumer Electronics Show and MacWorld — bring new product announcements galore from consumer electronics companies large and small.

 

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