A consumer group says Regence BlueCross BlueShield hasn't justified its rate-hike proposal that would affect 52,000 people who buy insurance in the individual market.
Oregon's field corn production has doubled since 2000, and the drought in the Midwest may increase that number even more.
Portland entrepreneur David Sypniewski seeks funding for his minimalist shoe brand Skora.
Midwest droughts have devastated newly-planted Christmas tree crops, eventually benefiting Oregon growers.
A new group is working on an agreement between storing water for summer crops and conservation interests.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 6,000 last week, consistent with modest gains in hiring.
China's slowing economy may benefit Oregon's lumber and plywood mills by making more timber available at reasonable prices.