Less than 40% of farmers have a plan for the future of their land, a major concern for the agriculture industry when the average farmer's age is 57.
Oregon Health and Science University reported a financially successful year.
Rising gas costs drove up consumer prices in August by the most in three years.
The Metro Council and Portland Development Commission voted to approve pursuing a deal to build a Hyatt Hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.
Home sales in the Portland area rose in August, the strongest month by volume the local market has seen in five years.
Portland entrepreneur Chris Sanderson's bicycle-run construction business is booming.
The Federal Reserve launched a new effort to boost the stock market and make borrowing cheaper.