The Portland Trail Blazers, Nike, Intel and Adidas are among 33 companies signing a "climate declaration" that urges policymakers to take action on global warming.
The Portland City Council approved minimum parking requirements for large apartment buildings.
The Oregon University System lacks financial tracking and reporting, a new audit shows.
The Oregon Senate passed a bill that would loosen a mascot policy to let schools keep Native American mascots if local tribes approve of them.
Portland has $1 million for its Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund to help clean up contaminated sites.
Portland's budget shortfall is closer to $21.5 million than the previously estimated $25 million, Mayor Charlie Hales' office says.
Agricultural researchers are testing two remote-controlled aircraft over fields in the Hermiston area to help farmers use water, fertilizer and pesticides more efficiently.