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Pot tax could equal up to $4M annually for Portland

City Council will decide whether the Rose City will join 17 other Oregon cities in preemptively taxing legal recreational marijuana.

'Bill the Butcher' shop no longer coming to Portland

The Seattle-based sustainable meat shop announced plans to open 10 locations across the city in January.

NAVEX Global to be acquired by Vista

The Lake Oswego-based ethics and compliance software company was purchased by Vista Equity Partners, a private firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses.

Roseburg Forest Products to buy credit union HQ in Springfield

The wood products firm will purchase the Northwest Community Credit Union headquarters for $5.75 million.

Alaska Airlines renews Timbers jersey sponsorship

The Seattle-based airline has been the jersey sponsor of the Portland Major League Soccer team since 2011.

Metro helps fund new Beaverton apartment building

The agency chipped in $300,000 toward Lombard Plaza, a five-story mixed-use development.

Portland favors small businesses despite lower wages

Oregon businesses with 49 or fewer employees pay an average of $35,100 a year.