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New program competes with LEED

A new building rating system known as Green Globes has emerged as a simpler, less expensive alternative to LEED certification.

Portland joins national fast food protest

A downtown Portland rally was a small part of a nationwide campaign for higher wages.

Southern Oregon angel investors seek new businesses

The Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network is looking for its fourth round of promising businesses.

Public-private partnership envisioned at Blue Heron mill

Langley Investment Properties hopes to develop a mixed-use project on the Blue Heron mill site.

Nationwide unemployment rate at five-year low

The U.S. unemployment rate hit a five-year low in November of 7%.

Home sales brisk in Lane County

Despite a typical seasonal lag, sales remained brisk and prices high for Lane County's residential real estate market.

TriMet board to vote on transfer times

The TriMet board of directors will vote next week on a proposal to extend transfer times past two hours for the first time in 30 years.