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Cover Oregon consultant bills cost $600K

Clyde Hamstreet, the consultant hired to fix the troubled health care exchange, cost the state nearly $600,000.

Metro asks judge to throw out opposing legal challenges

Metro asked the court to shut down potential legal challenges by opponents of the proposed hotel north of the Oregon Convention Center.

Intel to receive local tax breaks

Local officials approved a tax break that could be worth $2 billion as the chipmaker expands in Washington County.

ClearEdge Power buyer will exit Oregon

South Korea-based Doosan Corp. has no plans to continue operating in Hillsboro.

Two Oregon timber families donate to Richardson campaign

The families who own the Seneca Family of Companies and Freres Timber Inc. donated a combined $150,000 to Republican Rep. Dennis Richardson's campaign.

The 'Coolest' cooler: Most funded Kickstarter campaign ever

Portland entrepreneur Ryan Grepper has raised $10.5 million from nearly 50,000 backers for his "21st-century cooler."

Salem reservoir will bolster business recruiting

The Mill Creek Reservoir will enhance water pressure for firefighting and open up more property for development.