Eugene-Based Software Company Creates Parent-Friendly Work Environment

OPB | July 11, 2014 1 p.m.

Sabrina Parsons, who took over as CEO of Palto Alto Software in 2007, partially attributes the lack of women in high-ranking corporate positions to the little accommodation offered to working mothers.


Camas, Wash., Named A Top Town For Families

OPB | July 08, 2014 3:23 p.m.

Quaint and quiet Camas, Washington, is being recognized nationally as one of the best places for families.

President, Photographer, Police Officer, Dad: What Kids In The Class Of 2025 Want To Be When They Grow Up

OPB | June 24, 2014 11:06 a.m.

Members of the Class of 2025 tell OPB what they want to be when they grow up.

Learning To Read From A Hospital Bed

OPB | May 29, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Seven-year-old Kaylie stands out from her classmates in a lot of ways, including her extra-good classroom behavior. But she thinks a lot about the physical condition that keeps her outside the first grade reading semi-circle.

First Grader, First Generation

OPB | May 27, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Munira says recess is one of her favorite parts of the school day. On a recent rainy spring morning the outgoing seven-year-old has already made the rounds on the playground.

About Oregon's 40-40-20 Goal

OPB | May 16, 2014 midnight

By 2025, Oregon state officials want at least 40 percent of students earning at least a bachelor’s degree, 40 percent completing community college and 20 percent finishing high school.

The Columbian: Papa Murphys Sued By Franchisees

The Columbian | April 08, 2014 8:01 p.m.

A group of franchise owners are suing the Vancouver-based take-and-bake pizza chain, alleging there is less demand for the product in their region than they were led to believe, and that fees are excessive.

Women Farmers Across the Northwest Compare Notes

OPB | March 15, 2014 4:26 p.m.

According to the latest census data, women make up about 20 percent of farm operators in Oregon and Washington and just 12 percent in Idaho.

About The Class Of 2025 Project

OPB | March 01, 2014 5 p.m.

OPB is following a group of kindergartners as they start their journey toward high school. In 2013, those students started first grade.

West Linn Tidings: Vets Air Grievances As Issues Pile Up

Pamplin Media Group | Nov. 19, 2013 9:56 p.m.

When Daniel Larsen stood to speak at a mid-October town hall meeting hosted by U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, it wasn’t to voice a complaint about the recent government shutdown or to discuss Second Amendment rights.

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