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What's really on the green-job horizon? A view from the job fair

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Stephanie Yao Long/The OregonianSolarWorld, left, and PECI were popular booths at a green job fair, March 27 during the Energy Trust Better Living show in Portland. The buzz about "green jobs" grows louder every day, fueled by new federal...

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on Apr 03, 2009 at 05:21 AM

What's really on the green-job horizon? A view from the job fair

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Stephanie Yao Long/The OregonianSolarWorld, left, and PECI were popular booths at a green job fair, March 27 during the Energy Trust Better Living show in Portland. The buzz about "green jobs" grows louder every day, fueled by new federal...

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on Apr 03, 2009 at 04:51 AM

City offers grants for eco-roofs

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Portland wants to be ever greener. City Hall has a goal of blanketing the town with 43 acres of new eco-roofs during the five-year Grey to Green program. And it is willing to help property owners pay for them....

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 04:21 PM

Portland to close streets again for Sunday Parkways -- three times this year

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OLIVIA BUCKS/THE OREGONIANBryant Street next to Arbor Lodge Park fills with throngs of bikers. Bicycles filled six miles of local streets in North Portland June 22, 2008, for the first Sunday Parkways event. Portlanders so enjoyed closing six miles of...

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 04:21 PM

More new homes for salmon-eating Caspian terns

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Courtesy Oregon State UniversityCaspian terns settled on a manmade island at Crump Lake in southern Oregon, part of a program to relocate the birds from the Columbia River estuary, where they feed on young salmon and cutthroat. Scientists will use...

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 04:21 PM

Portland traffic fatalities drop to record low

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Michael LloydPortlanders walk at their own peril along Southeast Powell Boulevard at 119th Avenue and on similar stretches of road through out the outer east side. Traffic fatalities in Portland last year dropped the lowest level since the city started...

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 01:58 PM

Report: More of western Oregon is forested today than a century ago

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There is more wood in western Oregon's forests than there was 100 years ago, a new report says. (PDF) The study from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute also concludes that more acres are covered by forests than were in 1900...

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 12:21 PM

Portland maps out MAX's future

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Metro is planning for the next 30 years of mass transit.

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 08:21 AM
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What Can We Learn from Oregon’s Mileage Tax Experiment?

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A few weeks ago, the Obama Administration had a rather embarrassing public differenceover the idea of a mileage tax to replace the gas tax. It's certainlyone of the most contentious notions out there, but most of the debate

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 08:21 AM

SCRAP needs your scraps

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Yarn: SCRAP needs it. SCRAP, the crafty nonprofit that caters to Portland's strong do-it-yourself ethic, moved earlier this year to a larger retail space at 2915 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. Now, they're facing a sales spike (good news) and a...

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on Apr 02, 2009 at 06:21 AM