Must Reads

Oregon Dems target 2018 for $15 minimum wage

State government roundup: Dems aim for $15 minimum wage; transportation plan does not include Columbia bridge; Novick frustrated about out-of-town flier from state legislator's group; Board of Agriculture submits report.

Startup Week event canceled after Kveton invite

The former Urban Airship CEO sparked a visceral reaction after he was to appear as a scheduled speaker.

Renovation to historic buildings will add 150 hotel rooms to Portland

Provenance Hotels is teaming with NBP Capital to complete a $30 million upgrade of two downtown buildings.

Bend addresses lack of affordable housing

Development fees targeted by committee convened to address dearth of housing options for working class residents.

Zapproved investor indicates interest in Portland companies

K1 Investment Management is seeking more opportunities with software companies.

RAIN selects next group of startups for accelerator

The startup accelerator in Eugene selected nine new companies to participate it its 12-week program.

Pot roundup: Hemp producers submit applications; mapping a cannabis genome

The Department of Agriculture hopes crops can be planted by spring; Portland startup needs more money to finish genome-mapping project.