High Five

Weatherization nonprofit lays off workers

After stimulus money dries up, Portland Energy Conservation Inc. lays off 15 percent of employees.

Call for comments on new forest plan

Oregon Congressmen ask for comments on new O&C forest plan creating land trusts for preservation and timber production.

Layoffs forecast after tax credit deal fails

Wind energy proponents predict layoffs after Congress fails to extend production tax credit (PTC).

Sales of Amazon's kindle increase, Apple's iPad drops

Apple's share of tablet market drops to 57 percent, while Amazon's jumps to 14 percent.

Oregon looks at closing multiple prisons

The Oregon Department of Corrections is considering closing multiple prisons in the state's 14,000-inmate, 14-prison corrections system, going far beyond previously disclosed plans to shut down one Salem facility.