- Updated: Live chat with Hillsboro City Manager Michael Brown
- UNC MPA Program Job Postings
- Job Posting: Financial Analyst – Wake County, NC
- Job Posting: Budget Assistant to the Governor
- Job Posting: Westside Economic Alliance
- 09.04.12 Your Morning Buzz
ELGL Forum with Charlie Hales, Portland Mayoral Candidate – Please join us on Thursday, September 13 at noon for an ELGL forum with Charlie Hales, Portland mayoral candidate.Poll: Clint Eastwood’s Empty Chair
Poll: A Side of Fluoride with Your Glass of Water? Do you favor adding fluoride to drinking water?
RSVP: ELGL Forum with Clackamas County Administrators Steve Wheeler, Nancy Newton and Laurel Butman – Please join us on Wednesday, September 19th at noon for an ELGL forum with Steve Wheeler, Clackamas County Administrator and his two Deputy County Administrators, Nancy Newton and Laurel Butman. The forum will be held in Clackamas County Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR 97045.
Liquor Buyers Cross State Line – RAINIER, Ore.—Washington residents are pouring over the Oregon line this summer to buy liquor after Washington state privatized the sale of hard alcohol—and made the booze more expensive by raising state fees. Sales at Rainier Liquor Store, the lone liquor outlet in this town of 2,000 residents, are running $2,000 a day higher than last summer, said proprietor Traci Brumbles. Every day “is like a holiday” now, she said.
Kulongoski backs Hales in PDX mayor’s race – Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Haleshas landed an endorsement from one of Oregon’s biggest political players. Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski has backed Hales, a former city commissioner, in November’s general election. Hales is running against State Rep. Jefferson Smith, a Democrat who serves East Portland.
Oregon’s largest CCO ready for launch – The state’s largest Coordinated Care Organization will officially launch its services Saturday. Health Share of Oregon, formerly known as the Tri-County Medicaid Collaborative, is set to begin providing treatment to Medicaid patients covered by the Oregon Health Plan.
10 Reasons Why Some People Love What They Do – By “love” I don’t mean that they never have a day when they’d rather be doing anything but their job, but rather that they experience a consistent contentment with what they do. For the most part, these are the people that get up thinking about what’s going to happen at work that day, minus the impending sense of dread many of us have as we’re brushing our teeth. To the contrary, they wake up to a challenge – which is a nice segue into the first item on this list.
The Secret to Staying Sought-After – Do some people stop listening before you stop talking? Consider this. When stressed one symptom is that it is literally harder to hear other people. And anyone who says they don’t feel fearful sometimes in the face of this wildly uncertain economy is in deep denial. That’s a signal to savvy, caring people who want to stay sought-after. Learn exactly how to listen sooner, deeper and longer instead of talking at others, as some research shows we are increasingly doing. Stand out by clearly listening in these specific ways.
America’s Best Places for a Raise – Although much still needs to be done to create good jobs for the many out of work or under-employed Americans, there is some cause to celebrate this Labor Day, as workers in some areas of the country took home substantial raises, according to the most recent data.
Inside the UGB
- Cornelius land-use debacle leaves family business in limbo
- Lawsuit: Clackamas improperly OK’d light rail bonds
- Steve Novick Wants Sam Adams’ Anti-Walmart Flag
- Officials favor Harsch Investment/Venerable Development team for Centennial Mills
- Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith enter Portland mayoral race’s final stretch after stumbles
Outside the UGB
- City Council, Urban Renewal Agency meet tonight
- Water system is part of Gearhart’s ‘destiny’
- Hillsboro lands museum with free rent
- Council to weigh in on GMO crops
- Anatomy of a Boomtown: The Real Story Behind the Rise of Charlotte
- Top county official is pushing a business-friendly approach