Professional Snowboarder and founder of Protect Our Winters Jeremy Jones was in Portland recently with the premier of his TGR film "Higher". He took some time to talk to us about P.O.W. and what we can all do to get involved to assure we can continue to enjoy our snow covered mountains and the beauty and recreational opportunities they provide.
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort will celebrate 1st Thursday at it's Portland office October 2. The resort is offering up free food, beverage samplings from brewing and wine partners, live music, a raffle to win great prizes and free learn to ski and snowboard coaching. The event also showcases resort sponsors including a Pisten Bully snowcat that those attending can see close up. The entire block between NW Northrup and Overton on 17th Street will be closed for the block party.
(Portland, OR September 23, 2014) – Today, Oregon’s technology companies joined the growing list of businesses that have signed onto the Oregon Business Climate Declaration, including Oregon’s largest private employer, Intel, and one of Oregon’s fastest growing companies, Elemental Technologies. The Oregon Business Climate Declaration highlights opportunities to spur local economic development and job creation while curbing carbon pollution.
This is why many High Tech businesses have signed on to the Oregon Business Climate Declaration - to attract talent that wants quality of life experiences. - Richard Hallman Photo
Technology companies in Oregon are concerned about climate change because of the impact it could have on their future ability to conduct business in the state, including clean water availability, certainty around energy costs, and the ability to recruit and retain talent.
September 15, 2014 Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort has announced it is holding pricing on season passes to last year’s levels. The passes are now at sale at the resort’s new webstore. Meadows is Portland's most popular ski resort and season passes provide the best value for outdoor enthusiasts planning to take many trips to the mountain this season.
We're getting social and offering our guests a chance to win an Unlimited Season Pass to Mt. Hood Meadows in this sweepstakes. The more you spread the word, the more chances you'll have to win the pass!
MT. HOOD, OR (September 4, 2014) – Mt. Hood Meadows (Oregon) and Mt. Baker Ski Area (Washington) are offering five free days to each other’s unlimited passholders this season. The two ski areas have many similarities – both are locally owned and independently operated – no conglomeration on these slopes. They receive massive amounts of snow but it’s the terrain under all that snow that delights skiers and snowboarders.