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Portland close to anti-coal resolution

The Vancouver City Council passed a resolution of concern about proposed coal export facilities, and Portland could be next says City Commissioner Amanda Fritz.

United Way, Hands On to merge

The United Way of the Columbia-Willamette and Hands On Greater Portland are merging.

LaCrosse Footwear gets $29M deal with U.S. Marines

The U.S. Marine Corps placed a $29 million order for Lacrosse Footwear-owned Danner boots.

Mortgages hit new low

Average rates on fixed 30-year mortgages fell to 3.53%, a record low since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s.

Olympic basketball team outfitted in Nike

All members of the USA men's Olympic basketball team will be wearing Nike shoes.

International visitors boost coast tourism

The Oregon Coast has seen an influx of international travelers recently.

Man wants to mine clay near Prospect

Ray Huckaba of Grants Pass wants to excavate clay from a volcanic eruption 8,000 years ago near Prospect.