The Mount Hood National Forest begins selling Christmas tree cutting permits for $5 on Nov. 15.
About 15 Oregon companies are set to register as the state's first benefit companies on Jan. 2.
The Portland Development Commission is considering giving Daimler Trucks North America a forgivable $8 million loan for its new headquarters on Swan Island.
The battle over genetically modified food labeling is moving to Oregon after being defeated in California and Washington.
The discovery of threatened marbled murrelet seabirds dropped the value of three tracts of forest land in Coos County from $22.1 million to $3.6 million since they can no longer be logged.
Portland-based Bettery opened rechargeable battery kiosks in five Safeway stores in the Seattle area and Portland.
SolarWorld revenue fell 26% in the first nine months of the year compared to the same period of 2012, but the company's Hillsboro factory remains a bright spot.