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Brammo raises $4.5M

Southern Oregon electric motorcycle company Brammo raised another $4.5M in equity funding.

More than a third of Oregon counties have double-digit unemployment

Five years after the economic collapse, high unemployment continues to plague much of southern and central Oregon.

Chirpify nearing $2M in backing

Portland social commerce startup Chirpify is close to closing on $2 million in venture backing.

Portland Farmers' Market unintentionally becomes business incubator

The founders of the Portland Farmer's Market never set out to be a business incubator, yet that is exactly what has happened.

Downtown Silverton adapts

Downtown Silverton businesses are busy launching, expanding and changing locations.

Portland unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

Portland's unemployment rate fell to 7.7% in March, gaining 2,900 jobs.

Tax, PERS bills will pass, Tina Kotek says

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek said that two key bills to balance the state budget will pass this week.