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Rep. Blumenauer touts bank financing for pot

In a letter to the FDIC, Portland's representative said banks should be allowed to do business with marijuana-related companies.

Astray email provides glimpse into Zidell family's South Waterfront deal

Affordable housing options play crucial role in real estate company's reluctance to proceed on project.

Logging industry seeks to recruit teens

The Astoria Timber Festival hopes to entice young people to pursue careers in logging.

Lava Butte shuttle in the works

Bus service to the popular tourist attraction will be tested this summer.

Oregon's first lady continues to disclose possible improprieties

Cylvia Hayes admitted that she was paid $118,000 from a clean energy organization for consulting work.

Portland terminal operator complains of West Coast work stoppages

A 12-hour work stoppage Tuesday pushed ICTSI Oregon Inc.'s attorney to issue a statement condemning the labor strife.

Daimler Trucks North America settles over civil-rights allegations

The corporation's Swan Lake facility was at the center of a $2.4M payout.