Must Reads

Columbia Helicopters gets OK to fly new aircraft

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

Portland financial startup says it raised $2 million

Mirador Financial develops a program to aid banks in assessing small-business loans.

Growing Columbia Sportswear considers Vancouver

Outerwear company looks to Washington city as possible site for expansion.

Study: Nuclear plant could threaten public safety if earthquake were to strike

Anti-nuclear group sponsors study that concludes plant is expensive and dangerous.

Result of GMO initiative within 1,500 votes

The final tally for Measure 92 is too close to call.

Deal struck for Pacific Continental Bank to buy Capital Pacific Bank

Portland bank acquired for $42 million.

Local forest product group wants people to consider origin of the wood they consume

OSU Extension agent wonders if people will pay more for locally-sourced wood products.