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Oregon could allow wine growlers

A bill at the Oregon Legislature would make Oregon the first state to allow wine drinkers to fill up growlers at restaurants and stores.

Prineville students design and build wind turbines

A Crook County middle school teacher is launching a KidWind Challenge, using a grant from Facebook to help students design and build wind turbines.

Oregon revenue forecast includes net gain of $87M

Economists told Oregon lawmakers that state revenues are expected to come in $162 million higher in the current biennium, in part because tax hikes on the wealthy spurred a last minute sell-off of assets.

Oregon solar incentives dry up

Large solar arrays are vanishing in Oregon along with the lower incentives now offered for them.

Portland's tech scene a competitive hiring market

Portland startups and software businesses are having a hard time finding employees in the increasingly competitive hiring market.

Biotech crops benefit consumers, economist says

Consumers benefit more than biotech companies from the technology of transgenic crops, according to an agribusiness professor at a lecture sponsored by Oregon State University.

Canola rule under fire

Oregon's new rule allowing canola production in the Willamette Valley will be under fire in the legislature this session.