Must Reads

Portland company implements $15 minimum wage

Ruby Receptionists aims to keep workers' wages in line with rising costs of living in Portland.

Legacy Health sued for whistleblower retaliation

Two former employees who exposed problems in the body donor program take research institute to court.

The nation's most contaminated nuclear site under fire

Sen. Ron Wyden writes letter to request investigation of Hanford contractor; Portland economist releases report finding huge losses at plant.

Earthquake emergency exercises ramped up

In the case of a catastrophic earthquake, amateur radio would be the only means of communication.

Bend projects enter costly phase

The city has spent about half of its voter-approved $29 million in bond money.

Convention Center hotel bill passes legislature

Bill's passage would validate Metro's plan without a popular vote.

Drone startup lands $4M in venture round

Skyward aims to be a 'digital airspace manager.'