The Seattle job market has dropped to 4.7% from 7.2% one year ago, and is becoming very competitive.
Intel is relocating 350 employees from its DuPont, Washington campus to other locations, including Hillsboro.
Online rent collection startup Cozy closed a $5 million investment round and moved its executive team to Portland from San Francisco.
Semiconductor test company Advanced Inquiry Systems Inc. has a new benefactor and raised more than $1 million in outside investment this year.
Portland plans to enforce city codes against local businesses that put up A-Board signs on sidewalks.
Oregon Lottery director Larry Niswender is retiring, and Gov. John Kitzhaber is set to name a replacement soon.
Burch's Shoes plans to open a 10,000-square-foot outlet store in Eugene in March 2014.