The Princeton Review named Oregon State University as one of the 16 most environmentally responsible colleges.
Rising rents and a growing job market are encouraging housing construction.
Oregon unemployment dropped to 8.6% in March, essentially unchanged from February's 8.7%.
Apple says its new Prineville data center will employ "dozens," and bring hundreds of temporary construction jobs.
Eugene-based Papé Group is expanding into northern Idaho as part of its recent acquisition and expansion trail.
Oregon wine grape production grew 33% in 2011 to a record high 41,500 tons.
The nearly 75-year-old Tualatin-based Lumber Products Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.