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Communication Breakdown: Quotas and Clicks – The Impact on Local Government

New York Times: Risks Abound as Reporters Play in Traffic     We asked Bridget Doyle, Lombard (IL) communications coordinator and former Chicago Tribune reporter, for her response to the recent Willamette Week article, “The Click Factory.” The article described the Oregonian’s new strategy of offering incentives to reporters to develop a more robust online presence. Oregonian … Continued

Knope of the Week: Mark Zusman, Willamette Week

After a long holiday break including a brief jump off the fiscal cliff, the Knope of the Week is rested and ready to anoint the standouts in the local government arena for 2013. This year recipients will not only the incredible fame and glory associated with the award, but they will be recognized with a … Continued

Agenda for Willamette Week Forum

ELGL Forum with Mark Zusman, Willamette Week Editor Meeting Agenda Can I Get a Ride? Willamette Week Editor Mark Zusman – February 6, 2013 – Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, … Continued

Updated (01.31) Can I Get a Ride to the Willamette Week Forum?

Space is limited to first 30 RSVPs. ELGL members receive priority registration. Interested in joining? Visit Join ELGL. Willamette Week Editor Mark Zusman – February 6, 2013 – Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego In an effort to encourage to carpooling to ELGL events, we will post a list of attendees to each event. We encourage you to organize … Continued

11.09.12 Knope of the Week – Willamette Week

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdhLJim5JxI&w=560&h=315]   The 47th Knope of the Week has been selected after a week long search for the individual who has done the most to advance the mission of ELGL. In case you haven’t yet memorized the ELGL mission statement, here it is in its entirety, THE MISSION of the Oregon Emerging Local Government Leaders … Continued

Updated: Clackamas County Election Fraud?

Breaking news from Willamette Week: A Clackamas County elections worker is undercriminal investigation for tampering with ballots, WW has learned. The underlying allegation is that the woman, whose name has not been released, filled in blanks on ballots turned into the county for the Nov. 6 general election. Sources familiar with the incident say their understanding is … Continued

05.13.12 The Sunday Post

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wqa-SzFZ00&w=420&h=315] Rewind RSVP for ELGL Conversation with Gov. Gregoire RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company 05.11.12 Knope of the Week 05.12.12 The Saturday Post Participate Poll: Which Startup Will Be the Next Big Thing? Which of these start-ups is most likely to be the next big thing? RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company – Did you know Umpqua Bank was named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 … Continued

02.01.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w_Vy0lDk_A&w=560&h=315] Rewind Last Call for Feb. 9th Luncheon RSVP 01.31.12 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs February Charity of Choice: Ride Connection 01.31.12 The Morning Buzz 01.31.12 The Afternoon Delight Social Media Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook pages. Twitter: SWCConnection, Ryan Kost, Dana Tims Facebook:  League of California Cities – North Bay, Natalie Brand, Suzanne Bonamici Participate City of Wilsonville : Home Visit … Continued

12.28.11 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rovRccKL42E&w=560&h=315]   ELGL Hosts Rob Cornilles on January 5 Rob Cornilles, candidate for U.S. Congress for Oregon’s 1st congressional district, will speak at a special Emerging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) meeting on January 5, 2012 at Café Allegro in Tigard. RSVP to oregonelgl@gmail.com. Please note Suzanne Bonamici, the Democratic nominee, has declined ELGL’s invitation.   Hillsboro Police Department is taking applications … Continued

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