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North Plains composter gets county permit

Washington County unanimously voted to extend the permit for Nature's Need's composting facility, despite angry residents.

Pepsi closing Salem site

PepsiCo plans to shut down its Salem warehouse and lay off 66 workers.

Columbia Sportswear gives $80,000 to conservation projects

Columbia Sportswear expanded its outdoors conservations grant program by more than 50%.

Oregon liquor privatization still possible

Oregon beer and wine distributors spent $16,000 on a poll about liquor privatization.

Portland Auto Show begins 104th year

The Portland Auto Show opened its 104th year at the Oregon Convention Center.

PNNL and OSU get $2.8M from Department of Defense

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will receive up to $2.8 million from the federal government to develop an air chilling system for the battle field.

Lawmakers consider new lottery bills

Three new bills aim to stop problem gambling with Oregon Lottery games.