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Grants Pass stops compost business

Grants Pass is getting out of the compost business after more than a decade as it has become cost prohibitive.

TriQuint still in new iPhone

Hillsboro-based TriQuint Semiconductor again has a chip in Apple's new iPhone.

UO students launch ketchup company

Four former University of Oregon MBA students are launching Red Duck Foods, a ketchup startup.

Senate approves timber payments

The Senate approved a proposal to extend federal timber payments to Oregon counties.

Health insurance causing rate shock

As the first wave of notices about health reform changes go out, some Oregonians are experiencing rate shock.

Google could get new tax breaks in The Dalles

In exchange for investing $200 million in a new data center in The Dalles, Google will get a new package of tax breaks worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

PDX bans clearcutting ads

The Portland International Airport banned ads by Oregon Wild as part of a campaign to defeat a Congressional bill to increase logging on federal forests.