Greenpeace applauded the Prineville Apple center for its commitment to 100% renewable energy.
Camping World in Coburg and Urban Waxx in Eugene have scheduled grand openings in Lane County.
Oregonians paid 10.1% of their income to the state, putting Oregon's tax burden at 16th in the nation.
The Eugene-based timber company bid on the forestland to deliberately challenge environmental groups that warned they would sue.
Portland's McMenamins Inc. hopes to raise $8 million in equity to fund its latest project.
The regional government is collecting ideas on how to help Portland reduce tailpipe gas emissions by 20%.
The company will add 125 full-time positions in Seattle, Portland, Salem and Eugene.