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Rural counties struggling without timber payments

Rural Oregon counties have received their last federal timber payments.

Oregon hired 1,931 workers during freeze

During a three-month government hiring freeze, Oregon hired 1,931 new employees.

Eugene tea company goes green

Eugene-based bulk tea supplier Mountain Rose Herbs will begin selling its teas in compostable and recyclable boxes. 

Lawmakers tackle online assets

A group with the Oregon State Bar is working to pass legislation that would give family members access to the online worlds of people after they passed away.

Apple to start paying dividends

Apple has decided to begin paying a $2.65 quarterly dividend per share.

Starbucks opens juice store

Starbucks is opening its first Evolution Fresh juice store in Bellevue, Washington.

Federal grant helps Oregon companies train workers

Oregon won a $9.5 million federal grant called Metro Step, to train and upgrade the skills of current workers.