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Smelt no longer just bait

Pacific smelt are back on the menu at local seafood markets for the first time in more than three years.

Longshore union blasts Gov. Kitzhaber's request

Gov. John Kitzhaber asked the Port of Portland to seek an independent review of conditions at its container terminal.

Oregon's oldest tech company gets new CEO

Tech leader Ed Grady was named CEO of Electro Scientific Industries.

Portland mayor plans changes to urban renewal program

Mayor Charlie Hales proposed eliminating the new $169 million urban renewal area around Portland State University.

Growing beer industry keeps people working

The number of permitted breweries in Oregon grew from 149 to 208 in 2013.

UO student housing sites sold

A Chicago-based real estate investment company purchased four complexes near the University of Oregon for about $40 million.

Mentor Graphics reports record earnings

The Wilsonville-based company saw its profit jump 71% in the quarter ending January 31.