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Portland's underwater mortgages among lowest in nation

The Portland area is among the major metros with the smallest share of underwater mortgages, thanks to rapidly rising housing prices.

Downtown Redmond could get revamp

Redmond is considering hiring a city planner and participating in Oregon Main Street, a state program to revitalize downtown areas.

Green Zebra Grocery gets new Woodstock location

Green Zebra Grocery is negotiating lease terms for a new property in Portland's Woodstock neighborhood.

Portland Value Village closing after 42 years

The Value Village on Portland's Southeast 82nd Avenue is closing after more than 42 years, due to an impending rent increase.

Cover Oregon enrollment reaches record-breaking numbers in one week

The state health insurance exchange increased their number of registrants in private health plans to an estimated 7,500 people. One week ago, only 730 people were enrolled.

Oregon grocers file petitions to privatize liquor sales

Should Oregon government be involved in the liquor business? Voters could decide the fate of liquor privatization next year.

Portland lawmakers will bring 'sit-lie' debate back to Oregon Legislature

Portland lawmakers plan to present a bill at the February legislative session that could spark another debate over the city's homelessness and panhandling.