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Drive Oregon gives out EV grants

Portland-based Drive Oregon gave out $179,926 to six pro-electric vehicle projects.

Longshore lockout gets more tense

United Grain's lockout of union members in Vancouver, Wash. got more tense as non-union employees began loading grain vessels.

Travel Oregon boosts sustainable tourism

Travel Oregon gave more than $14,000 to seven projects in the state's tourism regions.

Linn County could get more restaurants near Corvallis

The Linn County Board of Commissioners approved a zoning code amendment to allow restaurants within the Urban Development I zoning district.

SoloPower confirms layoffs

SoloPower confirmed that it will cut its workforce as part of an attempt to restructure operations.

Vancouver terminal locks out union workers

A Vancouver, Wash. grain terminal owner imposed a lockout on longshoremen after determining a union leader sabotaged company equipment during labor problems in December.

Oregon national parks support nearly 1,000 jobs

Oregon national parks and monuments supported 947 jobs across the state in 2011, according to a new report.