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Blue Heron mill uses compost to filter water

Roof runoff and seepage under the shuttered Blue Heron mill in Oregon City is getting a 6-foot wall of compost to filter the water before it returns to the Willamette River.

OSU gets money to fight shellfish acidification

Oregon State University landed $250,000 through House Bill 5008 to help Oregon's shellfish companies combat ocean acidification.

Cedar Mill shopping center getting overhaul

Beaverton's Milltowner shopping center in the Cedar Mill neighborhood is getting a total overhaul.

Unemployment claims steady in Oregon

Only about 40 fewer workers applied for jobless benefits in Oregon last week than the week before. That's out of 6,100 weekly applications.

Hydropower considered near Prineville

An Idaho company is exploring the possibility of building a dam and reservoir near Prineville for generating hydropower.

Oysters recovering in Coos Bay

Native Olympia oysters are recovering in Coos Bay despite ocean acidification.

Portland Commissioner wants to limit convention center hotel financing

Portland Commissioner Steve Novick wants to limit how much local lodging tax could help finance a new convention center hotel.