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Portland to fluoridate water

Portland's City Council voted unanimously to fluoridate the city's water supply.

Salem gets new downtown plan

A group of business owners have drafted a plan to improve foot traffic in downtown Salem.

Oregon Brewers Festival generates $30M

The Oregon Brewers Festival generates about $30 million and adds 350 jobs to the local economy, a new study shows.

Summer slows Oregon's economy

Oregon's economy fell this summer, a repeat of the past two summers.

Oregon Sustainability Center gets potential private partner

Interface Engineering has emerged as a potential part-owner or tenant in the proposed Oregon Sustainability Center.

Welch Allyn powering down Beaverton assembly line

Medical device maker Welch Allyn plans to power down its Beaverton manufacturing as part of a worldwide restructuring.

Malheur Lumber Co. will stay open for now

The Malheur Lumber Co. in John Day will stay open for a few more months thanks to a plan that makes more timber available in the Malheur National Forest.