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Columbia Biogas brings jobs to Cully neighborhood

Columbia Biogas is seeking good relations with the neighbors of their proposed $55 million biogas facility in Portland's Cully neighborhood.

Growing utility-scale market boosts Powin

Revenues from utility-scale energy storage systems are skyrocketing, and Tualatin-based Powin Energy is profiting.

U.S. trade deficit climbs 15.3 percent

A drop in exports and rise in imports at the end of 2011 pushed the U.S. trade deficit to its widest point in three years.

All but 4 banks pass stress test

All but four of the 19 major U.S. banks are strong enough to survive another serious recession, according to the Federal Reserve.

Portland unemployment drops below national level

Greater Portland's unemployment rate fell to 8.2% in January, below the nation's jobless rate for the first time in three-and-a-half years.

Kulongoski nets 3 PERS checks

Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski is the only current public retiree receiving three separate benefit checks from PERS.

Timbers boost local businesses

The kickoff of the Portland Timbers' season is a boost for local businesses.