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Downtown Silverton adapts

Downtown Silverton businesses are busy launching, expanding and changing locations.

Portland unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

Portland's unemployment rate fell to 7.7% in March, gaining 2,900 jobs.

Tax, PERS bills will pass, Tina Kotek says

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek said that two key bills to balance the state budget will pass this week.

SoloPower to suspend entire Portland operations in June

SoloPower will suspend its Portland operations in June. It is still unclear whether production will ever start back up, or if Oregon will get back millions of dollars in incentives paid to the company.

TriMet plans to boost ridership in Hillsboro

TriMet officials plan to boost ridership in the under-served Hillsboro, the state's fifth-largest city.

Energy Trust increases business incentives

The Energy Trust of Oregon is increasing cash incentives for solar electric systems installed in businesses.

Webtrends to move its HQ

Webtrends plans to move its headquarters to another downtown Portland building, consolidating operations onto a single floor of the U.S. Bancorp Tower.