The Oregon Legislature passed a bill that requires mandatory licensing of midwives.
Eugene-based Summit Bank CEO Ann Marie Mehlum is stepping down to become associate administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Capital Access.
Northeast Portland's Second Glance Books is closing, and then there won't be any used book stores left in the Hollywood District.
The 2013 Oregon Legislature came to an anticlimactic close July 8.
Oregon's timber harvest in 2012 was up 36% from its 2009 low.
Oregon still has four unemployed people for every job opening, but the number of job vacancies is more than double those of 2009, according to a study by the state Employment Department.
A family of four in the Portland area needs to make $69,000 a year to live modestly.