11 Oregon timber sales are on hold while a federal judge considers a lawsuit over the protected marbled murrelet.
Oregon has the fourth-worst high school graduation rate in the nation.
Per capita personal incomes rose in Central Oregon between 2010 and 2011, according to data by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
The Seattle-based TV company that owns Eugene CBS affiliate KVAL is trying to acquire Eugene's NBC affiliate KMTR.
Oregon gas prices are falling, with the average dropping to $3.48 a gallon in the last week. It hit $4.08 in mid-October.
Portland's economy slowed in September, caused in part by steep job losses in Portland and statewide.
General Motors' new electric car, the Chevrolet Spark, goes on sale next summer only in California and Oregon.