Employers posted slightly more job openings in February, suggesting that job gains may continue in the coming months.
Portland-based Umpqua Holdings has agreed to buy San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based American Perspective Bank for $44.7 million.
Medford-based PremierWest Bancorp will lay off an unspecified number of workers in a $4.4 million cost-cutting effort.
Protesters gathered at the Department of State Lands to rally against proposed coal exports in Oregon.
Haralee Weintraub's women's sleepwear line markets to women experiencing menopausal symptoms, a growing market.
As unemployment declines in Oregon, youth unemployment continues to rise.
Oregon ranks seventh in the U.S. for union participation, with 17.1% of workers in a union.