Inside SalesFirst Recruiting’s fresh start

Inside SalesFirst Recruiting’s fresh start

The Portland sales-focused staffing firm, which separted from its former parent this month, eyes expansion into new markets

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Aeromexico affiliate of Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Portland-Mexico City flights

Aeromexico affiliate of Delta Air Lines to launch nonstop Portland-Mexico City flights

Aeromexico, an affiliate of Delta Air Lines, is launching new daily nonstop service between Portland International Airport and Mexico City, beginning Nov. 1. Mexico’s largest airline will also offer a second new daily flight between Seattle and the Mexican capital, Aeromexico and Delta announced. The carriers announced the new flights as part of a series of new services and plans for capacity expansion during the rest of the 2017 year. John Caldwell, the Seattle vice president of Delta Air Lines…

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5 things to know today, and PSU and UO get their tuition hikes

5 things to know today, and PSU and UO get their tuition hikes

Good morning Portland. Don’t forget to, as you’re marking this holiday weekend, remember those who served. If I had my druthers, every day would be Memorial Day. OK, off the soapbox and into Five Things. SolarWorld sadness Our hearts are heavy for the hundreds of SolarWorld Hillsboro workers who’ll lose their jobs. The PBJ’s Pete Danko has the details here. And here’s a timeline of the company’s local history. Rising up Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission has approved undergraduate…

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A 10-year SolarWorld Hillsboro timeline

A 10-year SolarWorld Hillsboro timeline

With SolarWorld laying off between 500 and 711 workers in Hillsboro, here’s a glance at the company’s history in Oregon. March 1, 2007: Solarworld AG announced it will move a Vancouver plant that employed 100 workers to Hillsboro. It announced plans to invest $397 million to double its solar-cell and wafer production. In so doing, it would add 1,000 jobs at what Chairman and CEO Frank Asbeck said would be the largest solar-wafer and cell factory in the United States. October 2008: The plant, at…

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Come aboard the luxury yacht ‘Serenity’ as it heads to Alaska for the summer (Photos)

Come aboard the luxury yacht ‘Serenity’ as it heads to Alaska for the summer (Photos)

With the boating season in full swing and cruise ships and boats headed up to Alaska in a steady stream, what’s it take to charter a yacht up north? It takes $100,000 for seven night and eight days aboard the locally-owned luxury yacht “Serenity” for example. Formerly known as ‘’Talos” before its name change this year, the boat is used by the owners for a week or two at a time, for a total of about five weeks a year. The rest of the time it is chartered. The luxury yacht leaves for Alaska…

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