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Timber counties plan uncertain in Congress

March 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

File – In this July 16, 2005 file photo shows logs piled into log decks at the Menasha Forest Products in North Bend, Ore. Two Oregon Democrats in Congress and a Republican are pushing legislation that would significantly increase logging in their state, while at the same time protecting old-growth areas. The three say their [&hellip...

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Facebook takes steps to address privacy concerns

March 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – A Jan. 3, 2011 file photo shows the Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Facebook has taken steps in recent days to address more worries about privacy, warning employers not to ask prospective employees for their passwords and trying to...

Jim Kim: Obama makes surprise pick for World Bank

March 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama stands with Jim Yong Kim, his nominee to be the next World Bank President, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2012. Kim is currently the president of Dartmouth College. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)...

John Payton, top civil rights lawyer, dies at 65

March 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This file photo of May 13, 2009 shows NAACP Legal Defense Fund President and Director John Payton during a NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Payton died on Thursday, March 22, 2012 after a...

Obama's unconventional pick to run the World Bank

March 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives with Jim Yong Kim, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next World Bank President, Friday, March 23, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Kim is currently the president of...

KB Home posts smaller 1Q loss as revenue rises

March 24, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Dec. 18, 2011 file photo shows the framework of a new structure in a KB Home community, in Balch Springs, Texas. KB Home says cancellations on contracts for new homes spiked in its fiscal first quarter, driving its home orders down 8 percent...

DOOR TECHS, LLC – Customer satisfaction guaranteed

March 23, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

DOOR TECHS, LLC recently installed these beautiful Raynor® Relante Carriage Colonial doors with Bear Straps and Handles and Cascade Ranch Windows in Hobbs. Residential or commercial, DOOR TECHS will “door it” for you! DOOR TECHS, LLC has the door or gate...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson set for WWE return

March 23, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MARCH 24-25 – FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2012 file photo, World Wrestling Entertainment personality Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson speaks at a news conference in East Rutherford, N.J. The Rock returns to the WWE...

Lawsuits bring scrutiny to Trinity Broadcasting

March 23, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This March 19, 1998 photo shows the gardens and fountains on the grounds of Trinity Broadcasting Network’s international headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif., showing the newly romodled building. Doug Marsh, art director of TBN, designed the remodeling...

Stuck with high gas prices, drivers just pump less

March 23, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Feb. 23, 2012 photo shows a diesel pump at a gas station, in Lake Oswego, Ore. Americans have pumped less gas every week for the past year. It’s a slide that’s now longer than the decline seen during the recession. Soaring pump prices have...