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Liquor privatization campaign arises again in Oregon

An initiative campaign to privatize liquor sales could arise again in Oregon, grocery store lobbyists say.

Pacific Cargo Services sold in bankruptcy auction

Troutdale-based Pacific Cargo Services was auctioned off in bankruptcy, leaving Washington and Oregon workers without weeks of pay.

Chirpify raises $4M

Portland social media startup Chirpify raised an additional $4 million in backing from investors with ties to the NBA and record label Interscope.

CRAiLAR lands $3.5M in debentures

Portland natural fiber goods maker CRAiLAR Technologies is close to getting $3.5 million in subordinated convertible debentures.

26 Portland firefighters get layoff notices

26 members of Portland Fire & Rescue received layoff notices under a new budget approved by the City Council.

Keen president leaves after one month

Portland footwear company Keen's president Mike Abbott is moving on after joining the company a month ago.

Plastic bag campaigns begin in Oregon

An effort to ban plastic bags in cities around Oregon is kicking off after a statewide ban failed in the Legislative session.