Oregon community groups are trying to persuade people to get their GED by the end of 2013 before the tests get harder and more complex.
Retail in Eugene is growing quickly, with storefronts in long-stagnant areas being rented.
Oregon lawmakers proposed to partly fund the Convention Center hotel with $10 million in lottery bonds.
The Oregon House and Senate passed a bill to create the state's first water supply development fund.
Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown's record $65,000 fine against the sponsor of a pro-marijuana petition was upheld by an administrative law judge.
Eugene Local Foods is an online farmers' market that allows shoppers to order groceries from local farmers via iPhones.
The Tigard City Council approved a plan to allow businesses to host poker and other social gaming.