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Columbia Sportswear logs record sales in Q1

The outdoor apparel giant beat analysts' expectations with a 13 percent profit increase over the first quarter of 2014.

Officials scramble to make up for lost savings in PERS decision

State lawmakers consider legislative solutions, Multnomah Co., Central Oregon officials mull options.

Public employee pension cuts deemed unconstitutional

The Oregon Supreme Court decided Thursday that some of the state's PERS cuts were unconstitutional.

'Ban the box' bill passes Oregon House

Measure would make it illegal to have an application that asks a job prospect if he/she has a criminal background.

Obama could add trade event to Portland itinerary

President's fundraising trip could include a stop at a Nike event.

Student debit cards bill passed by House

Measure aims to protect students from fees from financial institutions.

Acquisitions of Oregon companies drive down quarterly earnings

Pacific Continental Bank sees earnings drop after buying Capital Pacific Bank; reports $10.5 million loss.