Economic highs, lows frame Gregoire’s legacy – Gov. Chris Gregoire leaves office in two weeks, and most report cards on her eight-year leadership of the Evergreen State grade her on the deep curve of the economic collapse that dominated her second term and, in many ways, undid some of her earlier work.
Carl Hosticka Q&A: Coming together as a region – Carl Hosticka leaves no doubt that he’s a regionalist. As a political science professor at the University of Oregon and a state legislator from Lane County, Hosticka helped shape Metro’s formative structures; he moved to the region in the 1990s before running for Metro Council in 2000.
4 Networking Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making – Whether you’re looking for a job or not, you’ve probably been encouraged to “network, network, network!” more times than you can count. Are all those conferences and events you’re attending leading to new connections or opportunities?
Follow This: 16 Twitter Stars To Add To Your Feed Now – Is your Twitter feed uninspiring and full of the same old same old? Fast Company editors help you liven it up with some our favorites–the most inspirational, informative, news-breaking, and original voices we love to follow.
Oregon Metro Opt In – Have you ever wanted to share your views about parks, neighborhoods, transportation, recycling or other issues that affect your quality of life? Here’s your chance. Metro and its partners created Opt In to make it easier for your voice to be heard in the public decision making process. To participate, all you have to do is take one or two short online surveys each month about topics that affect your community.