Russell Crowe began gracing the silver screen more than 40 years ago. His work includes iconic movies like "The Insider," "Robin Hood" and "A Beautiful Mind." He won an Oscar for "Gladiator." Crowe now stars in "The Water Diviner," which opens Friday in the U.S. He plays a father searching for sons who do not […]
The Port of Portland lost a second major container shipping company, Hapag-Lloyd, at the end of March. The first was Hanjin Shipping Co., which accounted for 78% of the port's business. The news is not good for shippers who relied on the Port of Portland to ship, among other things, agriculture products.
A shortage of qualified truck drivers and more government regulations will affect grain movement on the road. Truck owner-operators will be affected, but farmers will suffer as well due to higher freight costs, which will hurt their bottom line.