Many Oregon students are turning to virtual public charter schools as an alternative.
Oregon's special session hearings started with two hours of testimony on pensions.
Two Salem residents will soon launch their startup company Cubtab, an email app for children as young as four.
Congress approved legislation that includes $100 million in aid to rural areas.
Portland-based SoloPower Systems announced a deal to build a factory in South Korea.
Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden and three other senators unveiled a proposal to end surveillance operations like those revealed by Edward Snowden.
TriMet ridership declined 5% in June through August, the third quarter of declines.