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  • Oregon Covid cases rose 92% last week
    by Christopher Bjorke on August 5, 2021 at 2:32 pm

    The state has had weeks of double-digit increases in new cases of the coronavirus.

  • Best and Worst Cities to Flip Houses
    by Michael Kolomatsky on August 5, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    And where not to try.

  • Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
    by Jill P. Capuzzo and Claudia Gryvatz Copquin on August 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week’s properties are a three-bedroom house in Roslyn, N.Y., and a four-bedroom in house Flemington, N.J.

  • Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx
    by Sydney Franklin on August 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week’s properties are in the Columbia Street Waterfront District, Midtown and Riverdale.

  • Reserve Real Estate: Wine-Centric Homes Around The World Starting At $6 Million
    by Lisa Chamoff, Contributor on August 5, 2021 at 11:00 am

    As the harvest season approaches, it’s worth looking at homes that wine lovers—from the person who likes to relax with a glass of chilled Chardonnay to the most skilled sommelier—could appreciate.

  • 10 Cities Where Employment Has Rebounded The Most Since 2020
    by Andrew DePietro, Contributor on August 5, 2021 at 3:04 am

    Find out which U.S. metro areas have bounced back from the pandemic’s economic impact the most.

  • 2021 U.S. States By GDP And Which States Have Experienced The Biggest Growth
    by Andrew DePietro, Contributor on August 5, 2021 at 2:43 am

    Find out which state economies are leaving the rest of the U.S. in the dust.

  • Job: Bike Consultant/Project Manager – Bikes Make Life Better
    by Job Listings on August 4, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Job Title Bike Consultant/Project Manager Company / Organization Bikes Make Life Better Job Description Bikes Make Life Better designs and operates world-class bicycle programs for large organizations that have a strong commitment to sustainable transportation. Our clients include some of the world’s most innovative and influential companies. We are looking for a Bike Consultant/Project Manager who will be a member of our home office team, guiding and supporting key client projects and the continued growth of the company. While the role includes well-defined core responsibilities, it will evolve with the right candidate. Above all, we are seeking an individual who is a smart, creative problem solver; a self-starter who likes working within a diverse team; and an outstanding communicator who is passionate about bikes as transportation. Core responsibilities include: Bike Parking Facilities Planning & Design (known in the industry as EOT or end-of-trip facilities) Project manage EOT work from start to finish Work with clients to determine EOT needs, provide technical expertise, timing and budget parameters Provide input into proposals, time estimates and pricing Do on-site visits and take measurements where needed Create new and review existing plans and provide input and/or revised layouts Collaborate, draft and edit EOT reports Consult with clients on all aspects of EOT Stay abreast of EOT best practices, including products, materials and facility design Research & Consulting Project manage consulting projects from start to finish Contribute content and input to consulting projects managed by other staff Help scope client needs, timing and budget parameters Provide input into proposals, time estimate and pricing Do research, planning, consulting per client agreements Write and edit reports Stay abreast of best practices in micro mobility, bike and scooter share, e-bikes, bike infrastructure trends and other relevant topics Internal Support Work collaboratively within a team of diverse talent to meet company and client objectives Support client bike events such as Bike-to-Work Day, safety clinics, bike fairs, demo days, as needed Help define strategic growth of the company Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree 3-5 years experience in a similar role Proven ability to manage and lead a variety of projects Friendly and customer service-driven Good time management, budget management and multi-tasking skills Team player with good communication skills Ability to work autonomously and collaborate within teams, especially in a remote and dispersed work environment Experienced with MS Suite and Google Suite Willingness and ability to work from a home office Bonus points for the following: Bike, bike hardware, bike share, and EOT knowledge (or an aptitude/willingness to learn) Knowledge of planning principles, especially related to bikes, micro mobility and shared mobility Able to understand and evaluate site plans as well as street plans Proven track record of delivering projects/tasks on time and juggling/prioritizing Ability to collect and analyze data, making sense of it for the team and clients Experience designing and leading presentations and creating professional reports Experience with geospatial analysis and cartography, including GIS software and Adobe Illustrator Experience with model-building software, namely Sketchup Experience with project/task management software and using it for team coordination, including Asana, Slack and Google Drive Performance Metrics Include: Teamwork: working with your team and managers in a collaborative and professional manner (measured informally by team member experience and feedback) Customer Satisfaction: working with clients in a responsive, professional and collaborative way (measured by client feedback) Work Quality: producing high quality work (measured by team member and client feedback) On Time and On Budget: completing projects on time and on budget (measured by accuracy of pricing estimates, internal project management tracking and agreed-upon delivery dates) Supervision: The Bike Consultant/Project Manager position is an employee of Bikes Make Life Better, Inc. Continue reading Job: Bike Consultant/Project Manager – Bikes Make Life Better at BikePortland.org.

  • Intel partners with CNM for artificial intelligence workforce training program
    by Collin Krabbe on August 4, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    The semiconductor giant recently partnered with 18 schools in 11 states with a plan to train students in AI-related skills, and Central New Mexico Community College is offering the program.

  • Portland’s Sneaker Week set to launch with plethora of design expertise, parties
    by Alanna Madden on August 4, 2021 at 10:14 pm

    The series of events kicks off tomorrow.

  • Job: Bike Mechanic and/or Sales Person – Oregon E-Bikes – Hood River
    by Job Listings on August 4, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    Job Title Bike Mechanic and/or Sales Person Company / Organization Oregon E-Bikes – Hood River Job Description If you love outdoor recreation, a fast-paced service environment and the are excited about the benefits that e-bikes offer, we want to hear from you. We sell e-bike brands such as SCOTT, BULLS, Riese & Müller, Tern, Gazelle, Cube and more – across the spectrum of eMTB, commuting, cargo and multi-day touring – and we offer rentals and a full service department. Previous experience as a bike mechanic is a must, though for the right person we are open to level of seniority! Familiarity with e-bikes is a bonus, though not a dealbreaker. $35,000-45,000 annually DOE, with benefits package. You will also have the opportunity to live in gorgeous Hood River and to gain experience with windsurfing, kiteboarding and stand up paddling if your heart desires! Continue reading Job: Bike Mechanic and/or Sales Person – Oregon E-Bikes – Hood River at BikePortland.org.

  • MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways: Art in the Dark, Roughstock Rodeo, Flamenco Friday, Outdoor Skating, Goodfoot Music & More! | August 5-8, 2021
    by Wendy on August 4, 2021 at 9:59 pm

    The weekend is back, Portland! Look to the trees as A-WOL Dance Collective presents Art in the Dark. Flamenco Fridays Returns to Bar Vivant. And live shows are BACK at The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge – Enter to WIN TICKETS! The post MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways: Art in the Dark, Roughstock Rodeo, Flamenco Friday, Outdoor Skating, Goodfoot Music & More! | August 5-8, 2021 appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Northwest Cider Association moves to bring industry together
    by Austin De Dios on August 4, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    The Northwest Cider Association, which works with around 60 cideries in Oregon, is working to bring more variety and life to the cider industry.

  • Facing Severe Droughts, Developers Seek to Reuse the Water They Have
    by Patrick Sisson on August 4, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    Water recycling in office buildings is seen as a promising sustainability effort, as well as a smart hedge against rising costs and future shortages.

  • Family Fun Series – Hell on Hooves Rough Stock Rodeo @ Clark County Event Center | Featuring Broncs, Bulls, and Mutton Bustin’
    by Wendy on August 4, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    August 7 @ Clark County Event Center – The Hell on Hooves event for 2021 is the fast-paced action you’d expect from a rough stock rodeo. The post Family Fun Series – Hell on Hooves Rough Stock Rodeo @ Clark County Event Center | Featuring Broncs, Bulls, and Mutton Bustin’ appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Portland State University researcher: Oregon land-use planning rules ‘abused’ for 40 years
    by Jonathan Bach on August 4, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    “Developers completed apartment projects that were in the pipeline before inclusionary zoning, and the pipeline dried up,” says PSU’s Gerard Mildner.

  • Oregon health care workers must get vaccinated or test weekly for Covid, Brown says
    by Elizabeth Hayes on August 4, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    Gov. Kate Brown announced the new rule on Wednesday as the Delta variant surges and more hospital systems announce vaccine requirements.

  • Portlanders will remember author Beverly Cleary with fitting tribute: A bike ride
    by Tom Howe (Contributor) on August 4, 2021 at 8:35 pm

    Continue reading Portlanders will remember author Beverly Cleary with fitting tribute: A bike ride at BikePortland.org.

  • Intel not mandating Covid-19 vaccines, majority of OR workers still remote
    by Malia Spencer on August 4, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    Even as other tech giants are starting to mandate vaccines, Intel Corp., Oregon’s largest private employer is not. It is strongly encouraging employees get vaccinated.

  • Friday the 13th – Halloween in August @ Secret NE Portland Warehouse Location | Costume Contest, DJ, Horror Movies, Arcade Games, Limited Capacity
    by Wendy on August 4, 2021 at 7:35 pm

    August 13 @ Secret Location – Get dressed up and celebrate Halloween in August w/ Mystic North Productions Friday the 13th party at a secret warehouse in NE Portland! The post Friday the 13th – Halloween in August @ Secret NE Portland Warehouse Location | Costume Contest, DJ, Horror Movies, Arcade Games, Limited Capacity appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Clackamas County School 2021 Employee Career Fair | Featuring Opportunities at 10 School Districts
    by Wendy on August 4, 2021 at 7:17 pm

    August 10 @ Clackamas Education Service District Main Office – Learn about job opportunities from classroom assistants and administrative roles to food service, maintenance and transportation positions at Clackamas Education Service District and Clackamas County’s 10 school districts — all in one place! The post Clackamas County School 2021 Employee Career Fair | Featuring Opportunities at 10 School Districts appeared first on PDX Pipeline.

  • Oregon adopts emergency rules to protect farmworkers from wildfire smoke
    by Pete Danko on August 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The move comes with late-summer and early-fall harvests of wine grapes and other crops still ahead.

  • Governor steps in to break logjam on I-5 Rose Quarter project, earns Albina Vision Trust support
    by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on August 4, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    Continue reading Governor steps in to break logjam on I-5 Rose Quarter project, earns Albina Vision Trust support at BikePortland.org.

  • Surveying The Luxury Real Estate Scene In Breckenridge, Colorado, In 2021
    by Lisa Chamoff, Contributor on August 4, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    In Breckenridge, Colorado, luxury homebuyers are now looking beyond the central area, with prime properties in pockets of nearby Summit County being some of the most sought-after.

  • Only one Metro councilor said “no” to freeway expansion projects
    by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on August 4, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    “To me these highway expansions represent an old way of doing business.” — Juan Carlos González, Metro Council The climate crisis is here and it is real; but leadership from elected officials to connect this reality to transportation decisions is mostly still a dream. A Metro Council meeting Tuesday was another opportunity for ostensibly progressive politicians to stop the status quo of freeway expansions in our region. Unfortunately only one out of six councilors present for the vote took a stand. The six councilors debated the merits of three amendments to the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) that would allow major projects to move forward into construction phases. Two of those projects — which include adding lanes to sections of Highway 217 and Interstate 205 — would increase driving capacity and climate change-inducing greenhouse gas emissions. (The fact that a vote and discussion occurred on these resolutions at all last night is likely only because anti-freeway activists pressured Metro to remove them from the consent agenda of a previous meeting. Continue reading Only one Metro councilor said “no” to freeway expansion projects at BikePortland.org.

  • Five Things for Wednesday, including a favorite food cart rolls into the ‘burbs
    by Christopher Bjorke on August 4, 2021 at 3:25 pm

    Good morning. Wednesday is here, and so are today’s Five Things. Another health care system in Oregon will defy the state’s law forbidding vaccine mandates for health workers. PeaceHealth announced Tuesday afternoon that it planned to make Covid vaccines a requirement for its employees, following the lead of Kaiser Permanente on Monday. The 32-year-old law has become more controversial as Covid cases in Oregon soar to levels last reached in January. Staying with health care — hospitals…

  • Under Armour CEO says company is prepared for ‘twists and turns’ as Covid-19 cases rise
    by Holden Wilen on August 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm

    CEO Patrik Frisk described the state of the pandemic as “very fluid” but said Under Armour is in a better situation to adapt than it was before.

  • Office industry’s wait-and-see mode may prolong with Delta variant, surge in cases
    on August 4, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    Some major companies have delayed return-to-office plans beyond Labor Day with a recent surge in Covid-19 cases and spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.

  • Third-party logistics make up increasing share of industrial demand as companies rethink supply chains
    on August 4, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    Tenant demand across the industrial sector has been unparalleled, but e-commerce growth is putting the market into overdrive.

  • House Hunting in Montenegro: A Bayside Villa With Mountain Scenery
    by Marcelle Sussman Fischler on August 4, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Along the Balkan nation’s Adriatic coastline, sales are spiking and prices are returning to 2019 levels, with demand outpacing construction.

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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!

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