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Nike joins companies developing plant-based plastics

Nike is part of a new collaboration of major brands that hope to speed the development of plant-based plastics.

Wind curtailment could be over

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.

State employment levels trail recession

Since government has a long-term budget cycle, public employees feel effects of the recession later than other sectors.

Kenny and Zuke's plans bagel shop

Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen plans to open a bagel shop in the current home of their second location, Northwest Portland's Sandwichworks.

Smaller pear crop expected

The Pacific Northwest pear crop is expected to be 6% smaller this fall.

Dundee restaurant serves "hyper-local" food

Paulée, a new restaurant in Dundee, identifies as a "hyper-local" seasonal restaurant, and will raise much of its own ingredients.

SolarWorld cuts more jobs in Europe

SolarWorld cut more than 250 jobs in Europe, blaming unfair Chinese competition.