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Oregon BEST gives out commercialization grants

Oregon BEST gave $150,000 to researchers who developed a window coating that cuts heat transfer, as part of its $1 million commercialization grants.

Islabikes chooses Portland for North American HQ

United Kingdom-based children's bike maker Islabikes selected Portland as the location for its new U.S. headquarters.

Oregon lawmakers want open enrollment reform

Some Oregon lawmakers are trying to curtail a law that opens school boundaries.

Better Bean Co. goes national

Wilsonville-based Better Bean Co. is taking its once farmer's market booth beans to stores nationwide.

Oregon blueberry farm expands

Dave and Barbara Brazelton's blueberry farm has grown over the past 35 years to become a leading supplier of blueberry stock to commercial growers all over the world.

Beaverton, Banner Bank offering storefront loans

Downtown Beaverton businesses can now apply for low-interest loans between $5,000-50,000 from Banner Bank to improve their storefront facades.

Oregon Senate passes wine growler bill

The Oregon senate voted unanimously to let wineries, restaurants, grocery stores and wine shops dispense wine in growlers of up to two gallons.