Must Reads

Job website reports Portland tech wages up 9 percent

Dice reports the average worker's earnings jumped from $84,295 in 2013 to $91,556 last year.

Liberal coalition aims to increase taxes on large corporations

A union-backed group plans to ask voters in 2016 to consider new tax measures.

Portland energy group, Beaverton invoice startup, secure funding

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance promised $168 million over next five years; Nvoicepay receives $6 million to increase its sales channels.

Rep. Blumenauer touts bank financing for pot

In a letter to the FDIC, Portland's representative said banks should be allowed to do business with marijuana-related companies.

Astray email provides glimpse into Zidell family's South Waterfront deal

Affordable housing options play crucial role in real estate company's reluctance to proceed on project.

Logging industry seeks to recruit teens

The Astoria Timber Festival hopes to entice young people to pursue careers in logging.

Lava Butte shuttle in the works

Bus service to the popular tourist attraction will be tested this summer.