Bonneville Power Administration officials are cautiously optimistic that oversupply season—when wind farms must be shut down due to an abundance of hydro power— is coming to an end.
Since government has a long-term budget cycle, public employees feel effects of the recession later than other sectors.
Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen plans to open a bagel shop in the current home of their second location, Northwest Portland's Sandwichworks.
The Pacific Northwest pear crop is expected to be 6% smaller this fall.
Paulée, a new restaurant in Dundee, identifies as a "hyper-local" seasonal restaurant, and will raise much of its own ingredients.
SolarWorld cut more than 250 jobs in Europe, blaming unfair Chinese competition.
U.S. service companies expanded in May for the 29th month.