Must Reads

Oregon timber harvest up 12%

The state's timber harvest topped 4 billion board feet last year.

Open primary measure qualifies for November ballot

The initiative would create a nonpartisan primary election process; all candidates from all parties would appear on a single ballot.

Now is the time to buy a Portland business

According to, the median asking price for Portland-area businesses has dropped by 14% in the past year.

Taxpayer forgotten refunds pile up

More than 1,000 Oregon taxpayers have not cashed their refund check.

Portland startup raises $1.5M to make drone-friendly skies

Skyward aims to connect drone operators to regulators and insurance companies to ensure the tiny planes and helicopters are playing by an emerging set of rules.

NW Portland New Seasons project gets new leadership team

Capstone Partners is joining Cairn Pacific LLC to complete Slabtown Marketplace, a $46 million, LEED-designed project.

Eight companies start in Eugene business accelerator

The accelerator, a 12-week mentorship and business development program, is part of the state-backed economic development initiative called RAIN — Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network.