Relatively low housing costs combined with being in a desirable region put Oregon atop the United Van Lines' 38th annual study.
The Portland City Council is mulling a lawsuit against the beer maker over a disputed use of intellectual property.
In step with a boom in private building, the county also saw dependency on public funding for projects drop.
The Navy allowed that upping the number of antisubmarine warfare devices "is likely to adversely affect" an endangered breed of turtles.
Union leaders urged the senior senator to eschew "fast track" control for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Negotiations have lasted about seven months.
The study confirms what others have said about the prevalence of new jobs and the absence of increasing wages.
Business Oregon will dole out a total of about $15 million to 12 school districts and one community college.
On Sunday, the Oregonian published an editorial explaining “why climate change will not be our 2015 editorial agenda.”
CenturyLink is taking advantage of its owning Qwest to potentially start offering its services in 2015.
Twenty stores in Oregon will be affected, assuming the deal is approved by the Federal Trade Commission.
The public transportation system for Portland said the expansion in service aided bus-usage in the fall quarter.