03.27.12 The Morning Buzz


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Historic Downtown Snohomish – Give us a piece of your mind! If you haven’t already, please take this QUICK & EASY Survey. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/R7HX28B

What is important to consider in future development of Silverton’s west side? Vote at http://www.silvertonappeal.com

Ashland Daily Tidings: How would you rate the Ashland police? – Complete the anonymous survey.

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is kicking off his campaign! Join him and special guests Governor Ted Kulongoski and Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen for great food, a brew or two, and conversation about Ted’s plans for our financial future and how we can make Oregon better for families, businesses, and communities.



Managers Need to Up Their Game with Social Media – Using social media to accomplish a meaningful purpose involves more than providing new technology and praying for success.

Every 10 minutes of commuting results in 10 percent fewer social connections.


Allow me to open up task manager…on your FACE!

Plan to close Oregon post offices triggers ‘return to sender’ response in Congress – Plan would close 20 post offices and four processing centers in Oregon in an effort to restore the Postal Service to economic health.

Meter is still running on storm costs – For public agencies, the aftermath of last week’s freakish snowfall is turning out to be a big expense.

Words We Love Too Much – A critique of grammar, style and usage in The Times.

Inside the UGB

Nameless player for the Cardinals makes it to third...

 Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard details how Portland-Milwaukie light rail will affect his business, properties

Wal-Mart aims to bring its smaller, grocery store to Oak Grove

After budget cuts, volunteers help Forest Grove do more with less

West Linn to put Economic Development Committee on hiatus

West Linn announces first economic development director

Oak Hills Fire Station move could depend on changing Washington County code

Outside the UGB

Marley & Me - Spoiler Ending

Governor appoints energy advocate as policy advisor | Oregon Capitol News

10 best cities for cyclists

City’s legal bill $419,000 in arrest

Cottage Grove mayor to quit

City and ATS agree to suspend traffic safety camera program

Battle over Tacoma cop’s pension goes to governor

After being recalled from her position as Josephine County Commissioner, Sandi Cassanelli is running for County Clerk

Bus rapid transit plan taking shape

Vancouver loses contest to host social media conference

Candidates’ calendars become issue in gubernatorial race

Bad Tattoos: 7.5 more of the "WTF were ya thinking!"