The Bonneville Power Administration has partnered with the clean energy research consortium Oregon BEST in a new academic prize program to promote projects that support the development of innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the Northwest’s electric grid.
A debate over the cost and safety of running the Pacific Northwest's only nuclear power plant has landed on the agenda of the Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners, with a 212-page study by a renowned energy expert serving as the focal point.
A University Place man who once described himself as “a wolf” for his hardball lending tactics has been convicted in U.S. District Court of lying on federal loan applications and conspiracy to submit fraudulent applications.
Vancouver-based Pac Paper Inc., a family-owned paper products company best known for its Java Jacket sleeves for coffee cups, has been acquired by Packaging Dynamics Corp., a company owned by the Kohlberg & Company private investment firm.
Carmen LeBlanc, once a newspaper reporter, wishes she'd started her second career earlier. After she took her dog to an obedience class, she found herself learning how to teach people to train animals. That made her want to learn more, so LeBlanc went back to school and got a master's degree in animal behavior. "It is most rewarding to bring an animal through the behavior process," she says.Name: Carmen LeBlanc.
Patricia Zamboni Coash, a Vancouver productivity coach who helped develop the Aushi Mizani method, will give a talk on April 30 on her step-by-step program aimed at achieving a balanced life and greater levels of success.
By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun
April 20, 2014 6 a.m.
BALTIMORE — Janice Peete-Bey didn't stay long at the Baltimore trade school where she enrolled 25 years ago, leaving after the class seemed useless. But the student loan debt from her non-education haunts her to this day.
Ever since the Great Recession was declared officially over on Sept. 20, 2010, economists have talked about the slow pace of recovery in comparison to past recessions. In Clark County, where a largely middle-income, commuter-driven economy took a deeper dive than most in the Portland metropolitan area, it sometimes felt like the rising tide of that slow recovery would never raise our boats.