An estimated 660,000 pounds of dry-cell batteries were thrown away by Portland-area households in 2009, something the region is trying to cut down on.
Housing construction is booming, but the industry is struggling to keep up with its workforce down 38%.
Recreational bicycle travel contributes $400 million of Oregon's annual $9 billion tourism industry.
TriMet says a programming bug on its end erroneously marked 2,500 card transactions a month for fraud.
Portland General Electric Co. broke ground on a new natural gas plant outside of Clatskanie.
Oregon officials have filed only six of 18 required reports on $665 million in subsidies.
Oregon ranked highest on a recent Clean Jobs Index.