Portland-area home prices rose 3.3% in June compared with June 2011.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Oregon rural development office is providing a grant to help a Central Oregon electric vehicle manufacturer.
U.S. job openings rose to 3.6 million in May, but layoffs also increased.
Oregon Health & Science University has proposed to stop paying its employees' 6% contribution to the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
Several UO faculty and graduate students contributed to the discovery of the elusive Higgs boson.
Spending by sponsors to qualify the eight initiatives pending for the November statewide ballot topped $4 million.
The Holstein and Brown Swiss cows at the family-owned and operated Van Loon Dairy near Jefferson rest on waterbeds instead of wood chips or straw.