Must Reads

Portland tests alternative fuel vehicles

Portland is becoming a testing ground for alternative fuel vehicles thanks to a commitment Oregon made to support rechargeable electric vehicles under former Gov. Ted Kulongoski.

Oregon economy continues to improve

Oregon economic activity strengthened in May, according the the University of Oregon's latest Index of Economic Indicators.

SoloPower defaults on $10M state loan

SoloPower defaulted on a $10 million state loan, state officials say.

Handful begins making bras in U.S.

Tigard-based sports bra company Handful begins production of its sports bras in the U.S.—Salem, specifically—on Monday.

TriMet plans e-fare system

TriMet is hoping to add a new fare system that allows riders to use debit-like cards.

Xzeres buys Skystream line

Wilsonville-based Xzeres bought Southwest Windpower's Skystream line for an undisclosed price.

Oregon ranchers seek help from fires

Oregon ranchers affected by wildfires can now apply for help through a new program.