Must Reads

Federal timber payments revived in Congress

Congress approved legislation that includes $100 million in aid to rural areas.

SoloPower building South Korean factory

Portland-based SoloPower Systems announced a deal to build a factory in South Korea.

Wyden unveils bill to end domestic spying

Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden and three other senators unveiled a proposal to end surveillance operations like those revealed by Edward Snowden.

TriMet ridership declines 5 percent

TriMet ridership declined 5% in June through August, the third quarter of declines.

Eugene bike wheel maker brings manufacturing stateside

Rolf Prima Wheel Systems brought production of its bicycle wheel rims back to Eugene after outsourcing to Asia for more than a decade.

Entrepreneurs hope Portland is next Silicon Valley

A growing number of computer-oriented entrepreneurs are trying to brand Portland as the new Silicon Valley for startups.

Oregon's video game industry expands

A new state program offers tax incentives to Oregon video game businesses.