Oregon legislators are optimistic that they can reach a deal on western Oregon timber harvests, after a federal forest bill cleared a major congressional hurdle this week.
Gov. John Kitzhaber says Oregon's income tax system is "a crazy way" to pay for schools.
Forever Young Laser Medical Spa shut down abruptly this week, leaving tens of thousands of customers out thousands of dollars each.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest amount since January 2008.
The U.S. economy grew at only 1.7% in the April-June quarter.
Japan agreed to resume importing Oregon soft white wheat two months after genetically modified wheat was found in an Eastern Oregon field.
University of Oregon's football moved into its new Phil Knight-funded $68 million 145,000 square-foot facility this week.