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Southwestern Oregon told to brace for 'silver tsunami'

Baby boomers are expected to relocate from California to the Pacific Northwest in the coming years, according to an Oregon economist.

Drop in gas price could spell uptick in discretionary spending

With the price of a gallon hovering above $3, state economist says spending should rise in time for holidays.

Green Sports Alliance hires scientist to be new president

The nonprofit also named Justin Zeulner — former sustainability director of the Portland Trailblazers — as its new chief operating officer.

Vigor Industrial puts continent's largest drydock to work

The SS Algol, which is 936 feet long, docked at the Vigorous on Monday.

Columbia Sportswear unveils NYC brand store

The company's first branded store is in New York's Meatpacking District.

Lane Co. doles out $10,000 grants for tourism proposals

The county is using money from lodging taxes to pay for projects that encourage tourism in the region.

Columbia Helicopters gets OK to fly new aircraft

Eight Boeing CH-47D Chinook models will be flown by the company.