The Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2427, largely banning the growing of canola in the Willamette Valley until January 2019.
Portland's Galois won an $8.1 million contract to research and develop cyberwar plans with the Air Force.
Mentor Graphics extended a "shareholder rights plan" to block hostile takeovers.
Oregon has temporarily banned the pesticide responsible for the recent high-profile bee die-off in a Wilsonville parking lot.
Beaverton is looking to ease food cart restrictions and create food cart pods in the city.
Ranchers in the drainage areas north of Klamath Lake are being forced to ship their livestock earlier than normal after being shut off from water sources.
Kiva Zip brought its crowdfunded loan program popular in Kenya to Portland and other U.S. cities.