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Linn County could get more restaurants near Corvallis

The Linn County Board of Commissioners approved a zoning code amendment to allow restaurants within the Urban Development I zoning district.

SoloPower confirms layoffs

SoloPower confirmed that it will cut its workforce as part of an attempt to restructure operations.

Vancouver terminal locks out union workers

A Vancouver, Wash. grain terminal owner imposed a lockout on longshoremen after determining a union leader sabotaged company equipment during labor problems in December.

Oregon national parks support nearly 1,000 jobs

Oregon national parks and monuments supported 947 jobs across the state in 2011, according to a new report.

Beaverton could get first brewery

Beaverton's specialty brew store, Uptown Market, plans to open a new brewery in July.

Light rail becomes issue for Columbia River Crossing

The Oregon House approved $450 million in bonds to pay for new Interstate 5 and light rail bridges connecting Portland and Vancouver, but Washington political leaders are still divided.

Facebook nearing completion on Building 2

Facebook is nearing completion on Building 2 at its Prineville data center.