Only one year into his job as Oregon's chief education officer, Rudy Crew accepted another job as a college president in New York City.
The Oregon House approved a bill that would legalize and regulate retail outlets for medical marijuana.
Lane County's jobless rate fell to 7.8% in May, down a full percentage point from a year ago.
The Portland Seed Fund is planning to launch a second, larger edition in the fall.
Shoe companies like Switzerland-based On Running are choosing Portland for North American headquarters because it's where the talent is.
Despite Ochoco Lumber's decision to sell off 32,475 acres of timberland, the company will still keep their headquarters in Prineville.
Gov. John Kitzhaber signed three pieces of energy legislation that drew broad support.