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SEDCOR honors companies at annual luncheon

The Strategic Economic Development Corporation celebrated companies and individuals who promoted economic development in the Willamette Valley region.

2011: Out-of-state workers made up 7% of workforce

In 2011, roughly 98,960 out-of-state commuters flowed into Oregon for work, up 37% from a decade earlier.

Oregon VA clinic wait times among nation's longest

New patients at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center often waited five times as long to be seen by primary care physicians.

Oregon looks to add renewable investments to portfolio

State treasurer Ted Wheeler is seeking ways to add more renewable investing options.

PGE building natural-gas fired power plant

Portland General Electric has started construction on the Carty Generating Station in Boardman.

ECONorthwest to expand northwest presence

The Eugene-based economic consulting firm aims to expand into Portland and Seattle markets.

Newport to host wave energy carpet project

Researchers say the project has the potential to convert wave motion into energy.