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Oregon counties will get $2M under sequestration

Eighteen Western Oregon counties will receive $2 million in federal timber payments held up under the sequester law.

Green Zebra lands part of $2.2M funding round

Portland's planned healthy convenience store chain Green Zebra Grocery has landed $1.1M of its first funding round.

I-5 bridge collapse brings attention to Columbia River Crossing

The Skagit River I-5 bridge collapse highlights the need to invest more in infrastructure, supporters of the Columbia River Crossing project say.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior announces 600 jobs

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell visited Portland to announce $4.2 million for 22 conservation projects that will provide 600 jobs for young adults.

Senate approves Instant Racing at Portland Meadows

The Oregon Senate approved a bill that allows the Portland Meadows racetrack to add electronic gambling machines.

Branding becoming crucial for craft brewers

With so many new beers and breweries in Oregon, craft brewers are having to find new ways to stand out from the pack.

Hobby Lobby to open first Oregon store

Arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby plans to open its first Oregon store in Albany in early 2014.