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Bipartisan budget plan stalled

A bipartisan compromise to balance Oregon's budget could come apart, Republicans say.

Proposed Washington budget doesn't include CRC funding

A proposed $8.7 billion Washington state transportation budget doesn't include funding for the state's portion of the Columbia River Crossing.

Schnitzer Steel profits drop

Schnitzer Steel Industries' fiscal second-quarter net income dropped 10%, due in part to a restructuring charge.

Brewer's yeast could become Oregon's official microbe

Rep. Mark Johnson wants brewer's yeast to become Oregon's official state microbe as a way to honor the state's microbrew movement.

Low revenue prompts Port of Coos Bay layoffs

Dissapointing marina revenue led to recent layoffs at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay.

More homebuyers choosing West Linn

West Linn and Lake Oswego had the highest increase for homes sold in Oregon, according to the Regional Multiple Listing Service.

Oregon metro economies still slow

Five Oregon metro areas are still growing at a slower than normal pace, a University of Oregon monthly report shows.