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Lane County digital jobs on the rise

Tech companies in the area are hiring.

Oregon solar panel firm to restart

SoloPower Systems Inc. is working on plans to begin production at its Portland factory.

Portland firm chosen to build new Trader Joe's

The African-American owned construction company, Colas Construction, will serve as the general contractor behind the $8-million Trader Joe's development in Northeast Portland.

Co-packing helps food companies sell in broader markets

A company in Lane County offers co-packing services to small businesses unable to package their own products.

Oregon business owners earn less than national average

The state's small-business owners have reported earning less than the average since 1995.

Clackamas County lays off 25 positions

The county laid off positions in health clinics to make up for its $10 million funding gap.

Oregon debates rules on short-term rentals

Portland wants to ease restrictions on short-term lodgers as long as they agree to pay a permit fee and collect lodging taxes.