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Beaverton embraces composting

A new Beaverton program will send food scraps to a compost facility instead of a landfill, as part of a wider Portland-area shift.

Adidas releases adizero Primeknit

A day before the Olympic opening ceremonies, Adidas introduced the adizero Primeknit.

Office Depot slims down in Portland

Office Depot has opened its first Pacific Northwest small-format store in its downtown Portland location.

Barge, railcar manufacturer doing well

Gunderson manufactures railcars and oceangoing barges at its plant on the Willamette River.

Merkley plans to tackle housing markets

Senator Jeff Merkley proposed a plan to help underwater homeowners with a 4% refinancing option.

Kate Brown launches site for business owners

Secretary of State Kate Brown launched Business Xpress, an informational website for business owners.

Oregon disciplines tax workers

Oregon officials took disciplinary action against four Department of Revenue employees who let a $2.1 million fraudulent tax return slip by.