Must Reads

Bill would allow Oregon to bargain for better health insurance rates

House Bill 2118 would let Oregon negotiate with health insurance plans before letting them sell insurance on a state website.

SBA loans increase

Oregon small businesses received a record number of taxpayer-guaranteed loans for the second year in a row.

Eugene company goes up against Schnitzer Steel

Eugene-based Pacific Recycling wants to expand to include a metal shredder, but competitor Schnitzer Steel is trying to halt that expansion.

Four Oregon airport towers among 149 closing

Four Oregon air traffic control towers are among the 149 the Federal Aviation Administration is closing by May 5.

Neighbors fight south Eugene development

Residents of Eugene's Laurel Hill Valley are preparing to fight an out-of-area developer that wants to build a 608-home subdivision near two failed developments.

Pendleton has no takers for development offer

Pendleton has had no takers for an entire year for a $100,000 development offer.

Intel quickly expanding its production capacity

Intel is doubling the size of its research factory D1X to help expand its production capacity despite falling personal computer sales.