Portland Mayor Charlie Hales released his 2013-14 budget proposal, cutting 183 staff positions as a partial fix to the city's projected $21.5 million funding gap.
Portland-based apparel brand Respect Your Universe named Craig Brod as new CEO.
REI appointed Portland startup ShopIgniter's CEO Matt Compton to its board for a one-year term.
Beaverton-based online marketing company Brandefined grew from two to 32 employees since launching in 2011.
The League of American Bicyclists ranked Oregon in third place among bicycle friendly states.
The U.S. homeownership rate has fallen to its lowest point since 1995, at just 65%. Oregon's homeownership rate is 62.3%.
Ashland's Caldera Brewing is teaming up with GoodBean coffee to create a coffee beer.