Portland-area home prices are up 12% year-over-year.
Portland General Electric responded to critics, saying its recent competitive bidding process for new resources was fair.
A Hillsboro McDonald's and Tigard Burgerville are among local quick service restaurants that are changing their looks.
The Shared Housing program for Ecumenical Ministries is shutting down a service that helped people rent rooms at reduced prices, due to Portland city budget cuts.
Oregon Republicans are seeking a $150 million tax break for some business owners to protect them from the state's high income tax.
Almost 3 of 10 Oregon homes in foreclosure are empty despite still belonging to the homeowners.
Metro officials are considering redistributing money from a tourism fund to win support for a headquarters hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.