Northwest grain terminal owners rejected a longshore union offer, saying it was uncompetitive.
Dick's Sporting Goods is suspending sales of modern rifles because of the school shooting in Connecticut.
A New York Times search tool says that Oregon awards businesses more than $865 million each year in tax breaks and incentives.
Nike is actively exploring at least two locations for an upcoming expansion. They include a waterfront site near downtown Portland and a site near the company's Beaverton headquarters.
Portland-based Carbon Audio's wireless speaker for laptops and tablets received national attention from the New York Times.
Federal authorities are using asset-forfeiture laws to seize money and property from people that exploit Oregon's medical marijuana program.
Commissioner Randy Leonard wants to speed up a public vote on proposed water fluoridation in Portland from May 2014 to May 2013.