Oregon feels ramifications of issues at California refineries.
The Rose City trails Detroit for percentage of households receiving food assistance.
The proposed change to the state's tax law is intended to entice companies like Google Fiber and Comcast.
The Portland Mercado on SE Foster Road will welcome 19 new businesses.
Losses for the West Coast ports have been a boon for their East Coast counterparts as labor strife has stymied growth due to diverted cargo and lost contacts.
Mild winters will lengthen the growing season but also constrain amount of usable water while increasing potential for losses caused by fires.
Portland-based Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance devises $18.3 million, five-year plan to promote efficient use of natural gas.
The former governor's fiancee disputes public records request made by state's largest newspaper; Oracle mulls suing Kitzhaber and his top aide.
During a Senate hearing, federal officials said easy access to funding to mitigate the damage done by large fires is essential.
Charlie Hales asks for $440,000 for a permitting program; Rep. Lew Frederick aims to alter sentences for pot offenders.
The new governor said she aims to bolster rural Oregon's economy by improving regulatory climate for small businesses.