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New cheese factory opens in Bandon

More than 400 people gathered at the opening of the new Face Rock Creamery in Bandon.

Green Zebra announces third planned location

Green Zebra Grocery announced that its third location will open up in Portland's up-and-coming Southeast Division and 50th area.

Portland tries to crack down on battery disposal

An estimated 660,000 pounds of dry-cell batteries were thrown away by Portland-area households in 2009, something the region is trying to cut down on.

Construction hiring not keeping pace with rebound

Housing construction is booming, but the industry is struggling to keep up with its workforce down 38%.

Bikes contribute $400M to Oregon tourism

Recreational bicycle travel contributes $400 million of Oregon's annual $9 billion tourism industry.

TriMet machines froze thousands of credit cards

TriMet says a programming bug on its end erroneously marked 2,500 card transactions a month for fraud.

PGE breaks ground on natural gas plant

Portland General Electric Co. broke ground on a new natural gas plant outside of Clatskanie.