Archive for October 2018

Lithium Vs. Lead: New Markets And Old Strongholds

Contributed Commentary By Ilyas Ayub, Inventus Power August 27, 2018 | Let’s be clear, the Lead-Acid (Pb) battery is still the mainstay of many battery applications such as starting your car, backing up a server-farm or telephone system, maintaining an alarm system – the list is long. But Lithium-ion (Li-ion), the mainstay for portable devices, such…

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Trying Times for a Relentless Optimist

9/17/2018 Article A Letter from Max Williams, OCF President and CEO We are, unfortunately, living in such cynical times that even good deeds are now met with suspicion. Recent articles and opinion pieces in the New Yorker and New York Times do a stunning disservice to philanthropy at this critical moment in our state and in…

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The Ins and Outs of Southwestern Oregon’s Population

by Annette Shelton-Tiderman September 13, 2018 Westward, ho! Thus, waves and waves of immigrants have traveled across the country to Oregon – the “Golden West.” Oregon continues to be idealized in story and song as the “land of empire builders,” “fairest and the best,” and “land of the setting sun.” Since the sun sets over…

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If You’re Going to Allow ADUs, Don’t Make It So Hard to Build One.

September 11, 2018 by Daniel Herriges Granny flats, garage apartments, mother-in-law suites: call them what you like. Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are beloved in the planning profession and among affordable housing advocates, and for good reason. These modest homes, often the size of a studio apartment, can be found in the backyard of a larger house,…

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SCORE Names Three Grand Champions in 2018 American Small Business Championship

Owners of the Grindhouse Radio, My “Buddy” Towel, Pip & Grow Honored as Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Win $15,000 Each WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Yesterday, SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses, recognized three small business owners for their extraordinary entrepreneurial success, naming them Grand Champions of the 2018 American Small Business Championship (ASBC). Now in its fifth…

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