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PeaceHealth hospitals get new names

PeaceHealth's four Lane County hospitals have changed their names, in a "subtle but significant" move.

Oregon lawmakers weigh sales tax

Oregon lawmakers are considering a state sales tax, coupled with income tax reductions and other changes.

8 Oregonians vie for each job opening

The latest Job Vacancy Survey from the Oregon Employment Department shows that for every job opening available this winter, there were eight unemployed Oregonians to fill it.

Oregon considers B corp version

Oregon's House is considering House Bill 2296, which would create the state's own version of benefit corporations.

Apple begins hiring for Oregon data center

Apple has begun advertising new job listings for engineers to staff the new Prineville iCloud data center.

Logging communities prepare for life after subsidies

The state legislature is considering bills that would allow Oregon to create its own safety net for rural timber counties instead of relying on diminishing federal subsidies.

Coburg farm plans $3M manure digester

A Washington, D.C. business is proposing to build a $3 million system on a Coburg farm that turns methane gas from cow manure into electricity.