Sam Naito works full time at age 90

0111_ATS17From his small, modest office on Northeast Airport Way in Portland, Sam Naito works five days a week at Made in Oregon, the iconic company he started 35 years ago. That a legend of Oregon business still puts in a full week as he is about to turn 90 would surprise no one who knows the Naito family.

Oregon economic indicators as of October 2010

  All “latest” numbers are for October 2010 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change EMPLOYMENT/BUSINESS LISTINGS Total employment State of Oregon, thousands 1,789.7 1,783.7 1,745.2 2.6% Total unemployment State of Oregon, thousands 196.2 194.6 200.9 -2.3% Unemployment rate Ore. civilian labor force, seasonally adjusted 10.5% 10.5% 10.9% -0.4 Portland/Vancouver MSA; … Read more