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Oregon entrepreneurs advance in Walmart contest

20 Oregonians moved on to the second round of an entrepreneurial contest put on by Walmart called "Get on the Shelf."

Blount closing Portland-area factory

Saw-chain maker Blount International plans to shut down a Milwaukie factory and lay off 200, after second-quarter profits fell.

Washington, Oregon governors support scaled-down CRC

The governors of Oregon and Washington expressed support for a scaled-down, $650 million cheaper Columbia River Crossing.

Oregon settles with target of probe for $1M

The state of Oregon is paying $1 million to a former Department of Energy official whose career was affected by a botched investigation.

Hillsboro company hauls oil equipment past protesters

Hillsboro-based Omega Morgan is hauling oil equipment to Canada's controversial oil fields past protesters.

Next wave of gentrification hits East Portland

Gentrification is spreading to East Portland neighborhoods between 82nd Avenue and Interstate 205.

Food-makers settle in East Multnomah County

Food processors are increasingly locating in the area between east Portland and Gresham.