Must Reads

Oregon grows record amount of wine grapes

Oregon wine grape production grew 33% in 2011 to a record high 41,500 tons.

Tualatin lumber company files for bankruptcy

The nearly 75-year-old Tualatin-based Lumber Products Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

NW Natural customers may get credits

Northwest Natural Gas officials have filed a request with regulators to provide one-time bill credits totaling $48 million to customers. 

Keen reintroduces Santiago shoe

Keen Footwear reintroduced its experimental Santiago canvas shoe that was pulled from the market last year.

Chinese firms consider Vestas takeover

A pair of Chinese rivals are considering takeover bids for Vestas Wind Systems.

20-year LED bulb goes on sale

A LED bulb that won a $10 million government contest goes on sale this Earth Day.

Homeless problem disturbs Ashland businesses

A survey of Ashland business owners found concern for safety due to homeless loiterers downtown.