2016 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon

More than 15,000 employees and volunteers from the for-profit and nonprofit sectors took part in this year’s 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon survey. 

Power Lunch: All the Fish in the Sea

Local Ocean213 S.E. Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365 541-574-7959 localocean.net Hours: Restaurant summer hours (June-October), 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Owner: Laura Anderson Atmosphere: Casual and bustling. The downstairs seating area, adjacent to an open kitchen, is cacophonous with the sound of fish frying on the grill and the whirring of the kitchen … Read more

Downtime with Robert “Skip” Rung

Skip Rung, president and executive director of the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute, discusses work, life and play

Hooking a New Generation

Lincoln County is diversifying beyond marine sciences and education. Will young entrepreneurs take the bait?

Launch: Greening the foundation, startup tips, where they are now

 Greening the Foundation As a child growing up in rural Indiana, Doug Krause witnessed what would become the inspiration for an innovative new wind-energy technology. Week after week, he watched workers pour concrete foundations to form a base for wind turbines on a local wind farm. “That was a eureka — sitting in a corn … Read more