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Mercy Corps launches Gaza Sky Geeks

Portland-based Mercy Corps founded Gaza Sky Geeks, a new startup accelerator that is the first in its area.

Entrepreneur banks on cider

Portland entrepreneur Abram Goldman-Armstrong hopes that cider is the next big thing in microbrew-loving Portland.

Oregon to pay groups to get the word out on Cover Oregon

Oregon has $750,000 in grants to pay business associations to spread the word about health coverage changes.

Portland home prices up 12.8 percent

Home values in the Portland area rose 12.8% over the last year, with a median of $248,300.

Lack of data on lobbyist spending

Businesses and organizations spent at least $18.8 million from January to June on lobbyists.

Vancouver OKs oil train terminal

Port of Vancouver commissioners approved a Columbia River crude oil train distribution facility, against environmentalists' wishes.

Kaiser tries to find new positions after layoffs

Kaiser Permanente has found new jobs for 50 of its 111 workers being laid off at its Lloyd Center membership services call center.