Portland-area job gains pushed the unemployment rate below 8% for the first time since November 2008, but the slight drop is within the margin of error.
Oregon Tilth and California Certified Organic Farmers plan to merge under the name CCOF Tilth.
A Southern Oregon garden seed distribution center will close by the end of the year, part of a sale resulting in 199 layoffs nationwide.
For the first time in several years, Comcast plans a broad rate increase for Portland-area basic cable TV subscribers.
Four prominent attorneys at Portland-based Ball Janik left to form a new firm.
Health safety advocates are working with the Oregon Health Licensing Agency toward reform for home births.
Portland-based Precision Castparts announced it will acquire two more companies, the latest in a recent string of acquisitions.