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Eugene-Springfield companies network on Silicon Shire website

An online directory of Eugene-Springfield technology companies called the Silicon Shire is beginning to show results.

Oregon pushes for pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers

Oregon's Legislature is looking to reduce greenhouse gases from cars and trucks with a new pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers.

OHSU reports increase in patents and partnerships

Oregon Health & Science University issues 33 patents in the last year, and made $12.8 million worth of industry-sponsored research agreements.

Eugene company makes emergency shelters

Eugene-based Western Shelter Systems makes portable tent shelters to help everyone from aid workers to military command posts.

Medford police see uptick in crime during holiday season

The Medford Police Department reports that the period from Black Friday to New Year's Day has a crime spike.

Happy Valley shop caters to snowboarders, skateboarders and surfers

The owners of Ashland's Aedion Aesthetic opened a new snow, skate and surfboarding shop in Happy Valley called Akkolade.

Growlers of beer becoming more popular

Growler fills of beer and businesses offering the to-go bottles are becoming more popular in Central Oregon.