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Chirpify nearing $2M in backing

Portland social commerce startup Chirpify is close to closing on $2 million in venture backing.

Portland Farmers' Market unintentionally becomes business incubator

The founders of the Portland Farmer's Market never set out to be a business incubator, yet that is exactly what has happened.

Downtown Silverton adapts

Downtown Silverton businesses are busy launching, expanding and changing locations.

Portland unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

Portland's unemployment rate fell to 7.7% in March, gaining 2,900 jobs.

Tax, PERS bills will pass, Tina Kotek says

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek said that two key bills to balance the state budget will pass this week.

SoloPower to suspend entire Portland operations in June

SoloPower will suspend its Portland operations in June. It is still unclear whether production will ever start back up, or if Oregon will get back millions of dollars in incentives paid to the company.

TriMet plans to boost ridership in Hillsboro

TriMet officials plan to boost ridership in the under-served Hillsboro, the state's fifth-largest city.