Must Reads

Nike paid Phil Knight confidant $1.525M

The sports apparel company paid Howard Slusher $1.525 million for his management of Nike's World Headquarters expansion.

Gov. Kitzhaber oil train safety report sees statewide problems

The Oregon governor released a review urging the state to institute a fee on rail cars moving oil and other hazardous material to fund oil train safety preparedness.

New concept revealed for third Columbia River bridge

The proposed bridge would cross the Columbia River at SE 192nd Avenue and Highway 14 in Washington, cross Government Island and connect to NE Airport Way in Oregon.

Seattle real estate firm buys Oregonian building

Urban Renaissance Group is buying the newspaper's former headquarters on SW Broadway.

Long-time Portland retailer leaves West End

CounterMedia, the 20-year-old independent book seller, is leaving its location on SW Oak Street.

Columbia Sportswear sets record Q2 sales

Following a record first-quarter performance, the Washington County-based outdoor apparel company reported a sales growth of 16% to $324.2 million.

Uber launches in Salem, Eugene

The online taxi service has been running a high-profile promotional campaign in Salem for the past week.