An extension of the federal unemployment benefit program will help an estimated 35,000 Oregonians.
Hillsboro-based semiconductor company NexPlanar reported $10 million in new investment.
High-performance battery company EnerG2 announced $9.4M in new funding, which will help it to manufacture batteries at its Albany plant.
The Oregon Dungeness crab season has gotten off to a disappointing start.
The quickly-growing organic foods retailer Natural Grocers plans to open a Salem store by June. The company currently has 60 stores in 12 states.
People paid more at the gas pump overall in 2012 than any other time in history.
The latest U.S. job market reports indicate that layoffs fell, unemployment stayed low, and private hiring rose.