The Coquille Indian Tribe's proposal to open a second casino drew criticism from the chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
EDP Renewables withdrew its controversial application to build the Antelope Ridge wind farm near La Grande.
Portland State University received a $2.83 million grant for transportation studies from the federal government.
Orchard Supply pulled out of negotiations to come to Portland's North Williams Avenue.
Apple is considering 96 acres near Prineville to expand its data center, even though the first one isn't even finished yet.
Gov. John Kitzhaber issued a proclamation convening a Special Session of the state Legislature on Sept. 30.
A bill authorizing the sale of federally owned helium could raise money to extend timber payments to rural counties, including $17 million to Douglas County.