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BPA administrator retires

Bonneville Power Administration administrator Steve Wright retired after 32 years.

Chef hopes consumers will embrace potato flavor, aroma

A member of the Oregon Potato Commission hopes consumers will study potatoes for flavor and aroma the same way they view wine and apples.

PGE to build natural gas plant near Clatskanie

Portland General Electric will build a second natural gas plant at Port Westward near Clatskanie to serve as one of three energy sources required to meet future demand.

Oregon gets part of $121M robo-signing settlement

Oregon will revive $3 million of a $121 million settlement with Lender Processing Services, accused of wrongfully foreclosing on homeowners.

Portland levee concerns raised

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say trees, building and more erected on the Columbia River levee pose safety concerns and might need to be removed.

Sierra Club wins ruling against Port of Coos Bay

The Sierra Club won the latex round to get records from the Port of Coos Bay about potential coal export plans.

FBI investigates Berjac bankruptcy

Federal authorities are investigating the $44 million bankruptcy of Eugene insurance premium financing firm Berjac of Oregon.