The Service Employees International Union reached a tentative agreement with the State of Oregon, averting a strike.
The number of both home sales and new home listings showed double-digit increases in Lane County compared to last year.
Construction firms and trade unions foresee hiring many new young workers in the next few years.
Pacific Continental Corp. reported $3.7 million earnings in the second quarter, a 19% gain over last year.
LaCrosse Footwear president Robert Sasaki left the company "for personal reasons."
Beaverton-based Dialsmith makes a small device called a perception analyzer that helps in marketing research in 45 countries.
Nike, one of the few sponsors that stuck by Tiger Woods through his adultery scandal, renewed an endorsement deal with the golfer.