Brammo will focus on developing drive trains and batteries after selling its motorcycle division.
A federal judge said a group of Oregon National Guardsman who were exposed to carcinogens deserved $81 million.
Analyst contends most gadgets are impractical or unnecessary.
The owners of drop-in child care centers in Portland contend that citizens are underserved because of day care rules.
Researchers allege the project's safety practices would be counterproductive.
Portland and most of the country have emerged from the housing bubble bursting, but some areas of Oregon continue to struggle.
A subsidiary of the aviation services company will transport executives of the Polvo Oil Field to their off-shore rig 60 miles from Rio de Janeiro.
The Portland mayor announced he was leaving his job as director of the City Club to lead a climate change initiative in Washington D.C.