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Columbia State Bank completes purchase of West Coast Bank

Columbia State Bank officially completed its $573.4 million acquisition of West Coast Bank, making Oregon's 7th largest bank.

RYU lost $9.8M in 2012

Portland-based sportswear brand Respect Your Universe lost $9.8 million in 2012 on $848,000 in sales.

ZeaChem plans cutbacks

Although ZeaChem recently began producing a plant-based biofuel at its Boardman facility, the company still plans layoffs.

Rogue releases beard yeast beer

Rogue Ales released a beer made from yeast found in its brewmaster's beard.

Oregon credit unions taking large public deposits

Ten Oregon credit unions can take public deposits larger than $250,000 beginning this week.

KCC expanding ag programs

Klamath Community College is developing an on-campus farm and will partner with Oregon State University to offer agricultural sciences degrees.

PSU looking to grow

Portland State University, already Oregon's largest university, is expected to grow immensely over the next decade.