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Black Butte Ranch plans upgrades

Black Butte Ranch homeowners approved a nearly $11.5 million redevelopment project.

Nonprofit continues revitalization effort

Springfield Renaissance Development Group purchased its second downtown property to continue redeveloping the area.

Leadership summit focuses on higher ed

The importance of STEM degrees was a central theme of the 11th annual Oregon Leadership Summit.

Kitzhaber says middle class is disappearing

Gov. Kitzhaber spoke at the Oregon Leadership Summit, saying that despite Oregon's economic recovery, a generation of Oregonians face the prospect of lower living standards than their parents.

Merkley introduces bills to boost employment

Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced three bills called the "Manufacturing Jobs for America" package.

Kitzhaber's tax reform would take $8M campaign

Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to reform Oregon's tax system but it would take $8 million in campaign dollars.

Port director picks successor

Port of Portland executive director Bill Wyatt handpicked Curtis Robinhold as his heir apparent.