Dispute over Lake Oswego water treatment plant, pipeline in West Linn continues - Five months after the West Linn Planning Commission postponed a vote on the proposed Lake Oswego water treatment plant expansion, the land use battle is back in City Hall and as contentious as ever.
Wheat growers nervously watch Northwest grain talks, hoping to avoid longshore lockout - Across the Northwest grain Belt and beyond, growers worry about the negotiations between Portland-area and Puget Sound terminals and leaders of a powerful, restive longshore union. Farmers say that even if terminals hired non-union workers to load Asia-bound vessels during a lockout, grain could back up, leaving inland and riverside elevators brimming with this year’s bumper crop.
The Fiscal Cliff
Oregon prison puzzle: Cut costs but keep public safe - For months, 12 Oregonians have been wrestling with the mathematics of justice in Oregon — who’s going to prison, who’s falling off probation, what percentage of new inmates are “low risk” or “nonviolent.” One number matters most: $600 million. That’s the estimated cost to taxpayers of continued growth in Oregon’s prison population. Avoiding that means sending fewer people to prison. So how does the state contain costs yet keep citizens safer?
RSVP: Spend Your Halloween with Adam Davis, DHM Research - Please join us on October 31 for a conversation with Adam Davis, DHM Research at the Tualatin Library Community Room (18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue, Tualatin, OR 97062). To RSVP, send an email by October 29th to ELGL project coordinator, Megan Messmer – email@example.com.
7 Ways to Move Up by Moving Over - Over is the new up in many jobs and industries. Learn how to use lateral moves and other off-the-ladder opportunities for career catapults and avoid getting derailed.
How to Get a Job with Your Dream Employer - If you could work for any company in the world, which employer would you choose? You can see the most popular answers to this question on LinkedIn’s recently released list ofMost InDemand Employers, which ranks the most sought-after companies on LinkedIn, ranked geographically and by job function.
The Social Network
25% of Young Adults Are Facebook Friends With Their Boss - One in four young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 are friends with their bosses on Facebook, a new study suggests.
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