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Phil Knight ranked 9th on SI power list

Sports Illustrated's 50 Most Powerful People in Sports list ranked Nike chairman and co-founder Phil Knight as No. 9.

OLCC, city of Portland spar over food cart alcohol sales

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission again dismissed city of Portland concerns about alcohol being served at food carts.

Eugene getting $2M skate park

Construction of a $2 million Washington-Jefferson skate park in Eugene is set to begin this summer after years of delay.

Chandra Brown gets Commerce Department post

Clackamas-based United Streetcar CEO Chandra Brown was named the deputy assistant secretary of manufacturing at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Portland startup first in U.S. to get money from Israeli crowdfunders

Portland-based renewable energy systems-maker Lucid Energy is the first U.S. enterprise to receive money from an Israel crowdfunding specialist.

Oregon's colleges have some of the worst finances in the nation

Oregon's public colleges are enduring some of the most dire financial straits in the nation, a new report says.

Bonneville has $3.5M for researchers

The Bonneville Power Administration wants to develop more efficient ways to develop and deliver energy, and has $3.5 million available for new projects.