The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that the mortgage industry's document-registry system could not be used to skirt state recording law.
The U.S. Department of Education gave Oregon and six other states permission to use their own model over No Child Left Behind.
Oregon liquor sales rose 35% in June at stores near the border with Washington.
The Vancouver City Council passed a resolution of concern about proposed coal export facilities, and Portland could be next says City Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
The United Way of the Columbia-Willamette and Hands On Greater Portland are merging.
The U.S. Marine Corps placed a $29 million order for Lacrosse Footwear-owned Danner boots.
Average rates on fixed 30-year mortgages fell to 3.53%, a record low since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s.