Oregon's economy fell in June as hiring slowed in construction, transportation, finance and private education.
Portland startup Lytics raised $2.2 million in funding from two venture capital firms.
Corvallis-based NuScale responded to a Washington DC think tank that is saying small modular reactors are unsafe and uneconomical.
Precision Castparts sales hit almost $2.4 billion this quarter, though the manufacturer lost about $12 million due to union organizing.
SolarWorld avoided insolvency with a financial restructuring plan.
Meacham's only business, the Oregon Trail Store and Deli, reopened after three years, providing a sense of community to the small mountain town.
Bandon-based Face Rock Creamery earned first place at a prestigious cheese competition only three months after opening.