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Logging communities prepare for life after subsidies

The state legislature is considering bills that would allow Oregon to create its own safety net for rural timber counties instead of relying on diminishing federal subsidies.

Coburg farm plans $3M manure digester

A Washington, D.C. business is proposing to build a $3 million system on a Coburg farm that turns methane gas from cow manure into electricity.

Portland startup Carbon Audio plans new products

After the success of Portland's Carbon Audio with their first product, the Zooka, the startup plans many new products.

Zoo celebrates Packy's 51st birthday

The Oregon Zoo celebrated Packy's 51st birthday this weekend. He is believed to be the oldest male Asian elephant in North America.

Oregon considers motorized mining moratorium

Oregon lawmakers are considering a moratorium on suction-dredge mining.

Henningsen and NORPAC announce new Salem development

Two Oregon food processing companies announced a new development in Salem.

Farwest Steel consolidates in Glenwood

Eugene manufacturer Farwest Steel is consolidating its operations in Glenwood.