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Pacific Cargo Services sold in bankruptcy auction

Troutdale-based Pacific Cargo Services was auctioned off in bankruptcy, leaving Washington and Oregon workers without weeks of pay.

Chirpify raises $4M

Portland social media startup Chirpify raised an additional $4 million in backing from investors with ties to the NBA and record label Interscope.

CRAiLAR lands $3.5M in debentures

Portland natural fiber goods maker CRAiLAR Technologies is close to getting $3.5 million in subordinated convertible debentures.

26 Portland firefighters get layoff notices

26 members of Portland Fire & Rescue received layoff notices under a new budget approved by the City Council.

Keen president leaves after one month

Portland footwear company Keen's president Mike Abbott is moving on after joining the company a month ago.

Plastic bag campaigns begin in Oregon

An effort to ban plastic bags in cities around Oregon is kicking off after a statewide ban failed in the Legislative session.

Oregon wheat stunted by dry spell

Eastern Oregon's wheat crop is suffering due to a lack of rain.