The U.S. Navy won't send ships to the Portland Rose Festival or Seattle's SeaFair because of mandatory budget cuts.
Portland ranks in the top 10 cities in the United States where rent is expected to rise most in 2013.
Women in Oregon earn 22% less working full time than men, according to a new study.
Oregon sent 700,000 fewer unemployment checks in the beginning of 2013 compared to a year ago.
Construction and manufacturing, two of the hardest hit industries in the recession, lifted Oregon's economy in February.