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Oregon struggling with juniper invasion

Juniper is spreading quickly in Oregon, creating numerous environmental problems.

Portland movie theaters evolve

Portland's small independent movie theaters evolve to survive.

Mentor Graphics reports another record quarter

Mentor Graphics shares rose after the Wilsonville company reported another quarter of record revenue.

Oregon is the least expensive state to own a car

Oregon is the least expensive state to own a car, based on the cost of repairs, insurance premium, gas, taxes and fees.

Portland mayor rethinking urban renewal districts

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is considering retiring or shrinking urban renewal efforts in the Pearl District to return $43 million in added property taxes to the local government.

20 on Hawthorne apartments sold for $15M

The high-end "20 on Hawthorne" Portland apartment building was purchased by a JPMorgan Chase investment fund for $14.95M, or $283 per square foot.

Eugene trees fed by sewage being harvested

The first trees grown at Biocycle Farm in Eugene are being harvested. It is the nation's largest tree farm fed with treated sewage sludge, known as biosolids.