Must Reads

The first-ever marijuana commercial that wasn't

KATU pulled the advertisement for legal pot, which would have been first in the nation.

Oregon unemployment increases in July

Despite an increased number of job openings, the state's jobless rate rose to 5.9%.

Willamette Valley Vineyards seeks $6M investment

The company is launching a preferred stock offering to aid expansion.

Portland salad subscription company grows

Möbius Microfarms builds modular aquaponics systems and will launch a salad subscription service.

Price of gas in Oregon stays under $3 a gallon

Fuel prices in the Midwest have increased substantially, but in Oregon, the cost has decreased.

An unexpected benefit of a warm, dry year

The Oregon Wine Board reports the 2014 vintage will deliver "exceptional quality grapes at higher than normal yields."

Is Facebook expanding in Prineville?

The social media giant is negotiating a tax break to build a third data center in Central Oregon.