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Cannon Beach entrepreneur develops salt company

Cannon Beach Sea Salt Company owner Jonathan Johnston took a year and a half to get his sea salt process down to a tee.

Oregon school officials emphasize safety

Oregon school leaders are emphasizing safety as many schools re-open for the first time since the Connecticut school shootings.

Tax deadline prompts spike in donations

Oregon nonprofits benefited from a last-minute rush as donations came in before the end-of-year tax deduction deadline.

Oregon gets minimum wage increase in the new year

Oregon's minimum wage went up 15 cents to $8.95 beginning Jan. 1.

Conscious Commuter seeks $1.5M

Portland-based fold up electric bike designer Conscious Commuter wants to raise $1.5 million in debt financing.

Salem rated a top retirement destination

Salem was rated as a top town to retire in the Where to Retire magazine's January/February issue.

Strong auto sales predicted in 2013

An improving economy and many new models are expected to push U.S. auto sales above 15 million in 2013.