Afternoon Delight

Need Social Media Help?

The American Planning Association is offering a ‘Communications Boot Camp’ on social media use.  Register online here; free for APA members. Thanks to the Virginia Tech Urban Affairs Program for the heads up on this important training opportunity.)

In Case You Missed It

Jobs posted by OMFOA 

Jobs, jobs and more jobs

The Morning Buzz

Alex McIntyre heading back (back) to Cali (Cali)

New Comprehensive Study Finds Oregon Cities Struggling Financially

New Date for ELGL forum with Patrick Quinton, PDC Executive Director

RSVP: ELGL lunch forum with Blazers COO Sarah Mensah

Flood Updates

Follow these folks on Twitter for flood updates (Thanks Amy Wang!)

@ORAmyW; @ORWeather; @SouthNewsHound; @PDXCommute; @Oregonian

News & Reports

Oregon Unemployment Rate Below Nine Percent For First Time in Three Years

Public Hearing Set For Sherwood Urban Renewal Funds

Is Seattle Full of Snow Wimps?

Cornelius Close to Naming New City Manager

Willamette Valley Flooding Forces Closures

Flood Warnings Issued in Clackamas County

Beaverton Mayor (and ELGL Speaker) Denny Doyle Delivers State of the City

Teenager Leads Small Iowa Town (Let’s Hope He’s Not Like Ben Wyatt…)

One More Month to Apply for Sherwood City Manager Job

Report: Less Than One Tenth Of US Metropolitan Areas Recovered Jobs They Lost.

Report: Comprehensive Emergency Management Must Go Beyond Code Enforcement & Coloring Books


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