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Central Oregon county breaks jobs record

Deschutes County reports 74,380 nonfarm jobs in June, breaking the record set in June 2007.

NE Portland real estate broker challenging Novick

Fred Stewart aims for a seat on the City Council.

London firm acquires SoloPower

The deal is expected to help the struggling Portland manufacturer raise cash.

Portland container terminal to host first ship in three months

A vessel from Westwood Shipping is scheduled to stop in Portland today.

Toxins decline, still threaten fall clam season

Razor clams collected on the coast contain high levels of domoic acid, a harmful marine toxin.

Springfield approves paper mill tax break

The exemption would save International Paper more than $8.5 million in property taxes over a five-year period.

Klamath Falls to become Oregon's first "Blue Zone" community

"The health transformation designation encourages social and environmental changes to improve health and wellness.