The Oregon Legislature approved $5 million in lottery bonds to help develop the former Blue Heron mill site in Oregon City.
The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission voted to endorse annexing west Hayden Island into Portland.
Portland Transportation Commissioner Steve Novick ordered a temporary fix to prevent Vista Bridge suicides.
As part of a national health care overhaul, Oregon is trying to encourage people who frequent the emergency room to get their health care from regular doctors instead.
The Oregon Legislature passed a bill that requires mandatory licensing of midwives.
Eugene-based Summit Bank CEO Ann Marie Mehlum is stepping down to become associate administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Capital Access.
Northeast Portland's Second Glance Books is closing, and then there won't be any used book stores left in the Hollywood District.