Gov. John Kitzhaber plans his second trade mission to China and Japan in as many years, scheduled for October.
Longshoremen at the Port of Portland stood aside as union electricians resumed disputed work.
Seasonal sales in the Portland-area real estate market began cooling in July, but prices continued to climb.
Momentum is picking up in Oregon for geothermal projects, with 330 megawatts of new projects in development.
10.5% of the electricity generated in Oregon comes from wind farms, the sixth highest rate in the nation.
Facebook has filed plans for a third data center in Prineville, a smaller facility of about 62,000 square feet.
Boeing's new chemical processing plant cements the company as the largest manufacturing employer in Gresham.