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Trader Joe's will not reconsider Northeast Portland store

Despite Mayor Charlie Hales' repeated attempts to build the grocery store on a city-owned lot, Trader Joe's officials denied the proposal.

Intel to purchase wind power from Warren Buffett

The chipmaker is investing in wind power to help power its data centers.

Greenbrier hires new VP of operations

The Lake Oswego-based railcar-maker named Jim Cowan its senior vice president of operations.

Vancouver branding agency adds chief creative officer

AHA!'s revenue increased 30% in 2013 to approximately $10 million; the agency projected another 30% sales growth this year.

California fines Beaverton carnival operator for unsafe rides

Butler Amusements was fined more than $100,000 for knowingly operating unsafe rides.

Bain Capital pays $230M for stake in Portland tech firm

The Boston-based financial firm purchased the equity stakes of two investors in Viewpoint Construction Software.

Chinese footwear contractor for Nike, Adidas makes offer to end strike

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd. offered to raise worker salaries and increase benefits.