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TriMet releases final budget plan

TriMet released its final $12 million budget-balancing plan, which callsĀ for $1.1 million in savings from route changes and service reductions.

Portland carbon emissions down 26 percent

Carbon emissions are down 26% per person in Portland compared to 1990.

Ashland iPad app gets angel investment

An Ashland-based startup that makes an iPad app to assist ER personnel won the $160,000 Southern Oregon Angel Investment prize.

Oregon bank holdups drop

Bank robberies are continuing to decline in Oregon, according to new numbers released by the FBI.

Portland-area foreclosure filings rise

Foreclosure filings in the Portland area rose 12.6% in March from the month before.

Kitzhaber signs foreclosure mediation bill

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill that establishes protections for homeowners facing foreclosure.

Erickson Air-Crane finally holds IPO

Erickson Air-Crane announced the official pricing for its initial public offering at $8 per share.