Pacific Continental has agreed to buy Century Bank for $13.4 million. Both banks are based in Eugene.
Oregon Liquor Control Commission Executive Director Steve Pharo is retiring after more than six years.
The Eugene City Council's decision to ban plastic bags received a mixed reception from local consumers.
Unemployment fell almost one full percentage point to 8.5% in Lane County as several sectors added jobs.
The Eugene City Council approved a ban on thin plastic bags from all the city's retailers.
Toyota Industries acquired Fairview-based forklift attachment manufacturer Cascade Corporation for $759 million.
Portland-area home prices have rebounded 4.8% in the last year, the biggest year-over-year gain since April 2007.