The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest amount since January 2008.
The U.S. economy grew at only 1.7% in the April-June quarter.
Japan agreed to resume importing Oregon soft white wheat two months after genetically modified wheat was found in an Eastern Oregon field.
University of Oregon's football moved into its new Phil Knight-funded $68 million 145,000 square-foot facility this week.
An initiative campaign to privatize liquor sales could arise again in Oregon, grocery store lobbyists say.
Troutdale-based Pacific Cargo Services was auctioned off in bankruptcy, leaving Washington and Oregon workers without weeks of pay.
Portland social media startup Chirpify raised an additional $4 million in backing from investors with ties to the NBA and record label Interscope.