Oregon gained only 900 jobs last month and unemployment rose from 7.8% in June to 8.0% in July.
Final construction on Facebook's Prineville data center is anticipated for the end of this year.
After 18 years, the Trail Blazers' home arena will get a paid-for name, the Moda Center.
The Coburg City Council voted to approve a 15-year property tax break for French applesauce producer Materne that is hoping to build a new factory at the former Monaco site.
Consumer Cellular is growing employment at its Redmond call center, essentially offsetting all the jobs lost when T-Mobile left the facility last year.
Roseburg-based First Call Resolution is looking for a site for a call center that could employ several hundred people.
The new $2.75 billion plan for the Columbia River Crossing increases risks for state tax payers, and would require a special session of the Legislature.