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ClearEdge gets $36M in financing

Hillsboro's ClearEdge Power landed a $36 million funding round to help expand sales activities.

Port of Morrow economy strengthening

A Lamb Weston plant expansion, Tillamook County Creamery plant construction and Calbee Foods plant expansion are all contributing to a strengthening economy at the Port of Morrow in Eastern Oregon.

Oregon car insurance cheaper than most of U.S.

The average cost of car insurance in Oregon is $1,387, 8% lower than the national average of $1,510.

Portland startup enables Facebook purchases

Portland startup Chirpify expanded its online commerce technology to Facebook. It offers a similar service on Twitter and Instagram.

TriMet tests new ticketing system

TriMet is testing new ticketing machines for its buses that make higher-quality two-hour tickets and day passes.

Senate considers extending timber payments

A Senate committee is considering extending county timber payments for another year.

Multiple PERS bills introduced, but no consensus

Forty bills have been introduced this year to control PERS costs, but none have had a hearing.