Liquid gold

BY JENNIFER MARGULIS

Don Gentry navigates Klamath Basin water rights.

Hipsters gone wild

BY JON BELL

A new generation of outdoor apparel companies targets the young and the urban.

Driving green

BY KIM MOORE

Transportation accounts for the second-largest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S. (28% in 2012), and the use of renewable fuels, such as biodiesel and ethanol, is booming in light of state and national programs to make transportation fuels cleaner.

Salvage operation

BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

For Far West Fibers, one of Oregon’s largest and oldest mixed-recycling companies, garbage alchemy has long been big business.

Proceed with caution

0614leadersBY COURTNEY SHERWOOD

Business and civic leaders weigh the risks and rewards of going green.

When the employee is the customer

BY LINDA BAKER

In 2013, Gallup published a poll showing that 70% of U.S. employees were “disengaged” in their jobs, costing companies $450-$550 billion a year in poor performance.

Detox fashion

BY LINDA BAKER

Remember mood rings? A team of scientists at Oregon State University has designed what might be considered a 21st-century analog of the ’70s jewelry fad: a bracelet that reveals one’s exposure to pollutants.