Oregon's economic outlook improved in January for the fourth month in a row.
Portland's young college-educated men tend to choose majors, careers and work hours that lead to low pay.
Hillsboro's ClearEdge Power landed a $36 million funding round to help expand sales activities.
A Lamb Weston plant expansion, Tillamook County Creamery plant construction and Calbee Foods plant expansion are all contributing to a strengthening economy at the Port of Morrow in Eastern Oregon.
The average cost of car insurance in Oregon is $1,387, 8% lower than the national average of $1,510.
Portland startup Chirpify expanded its online commerce technology to Facebook. It offers a similar service on Twitter and Instagram.
TriMet is testing new ticketing machines for its buses that make higher-quality two-hour tickets and day passes.