Must Reads

Oregon job market up since January '13

The state's unemployment rate was  1.3 percentage points higher at the beginning of the year.

Right-to-work among 12 ballot measures dropped

Gov. John Kitzhaber announced a deal between Oregon's public sector unions and the business community.

Russian crisis affects Nike, Adidas, Columbia Sportswear

Turmoil in Ukraine could have significant impacts on Oregon footwear and sports apparel brands.

Portland medical software company raises $15M in funding

Led by a new chief executive, Clinicient bounces back from the Great Recession.

Oregon national parks raised $58.5M in 2012

About 875,000 people visited the state's national parks, supporting 924 jobs.

Smelt no longer just bait

Pacific smelt are back on the menu at local seafood markets for the first time in more than three years.

Longshore union blasts Gov. Kitzhaber's request

Gov. John Kitzhaber asked the Port of Portland to seek an independent review of conditions at its container terminal.