The Audobon Society of Portland and the Oregon Natural Desert Association filed a lawsuit to block what they claim is an illegal wind farm proposed near Steens Mountain.
Hiring slowed in March due to uncertainty about the economy's growth, but the unemployment rate dipped as more Americans stopped looking for work.
Offshore drilling fees are financing the purchase of $41.6 million of new national forest lands in 15 states.
Brownsville farmers Joel and Kay Pynch teamed up with Margaret Magruder of Clatskanie to use extra wool as home insulation.
Frontier Communications spent $49 million upgrading the Oregon communications network it acquired from Verizon in 2010.
The Tillamook Area Chamber's first "cash mob" pumped $518.56 into Anderson Florists, a downtown business.
Portland-based Schnitzer Steel Industries' profit fell during the second quarter, but sales jumped 23%.