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Lawmakers back gillnetting bill

Oregon lawmakers backed a bill to move commercial gillnet fishers off the Columbia River.

Oregon banks report profit increases

Florence-based Siuslaw Financial Group and Eugene-based Summit Bank announced double-digit profit increases.

Washington County gets breastmilk bank

The Northwest Mothers Milk Bank celebrated its grand opening in Washington County this week.

Portland tests alternative fuel vehicles

Portland is becoming a testing ground for alternative fuel vehicles thanks to a commitment Oregon made to support rechargeable electric vehicles under former Gov. Ted Kulongoski.

Oregon economy continues to improve

Oregon economic activity strengthened in May, according the the University of Oregon's latest Index of Economic Indicators.

SoloPower defaults on $10M state loan

SoloPower defaulted on a $10 million state loan, state officials say.

Handful begins making bras in U.S.

Tigard-based sports bra company Handful begins production of its sports bras in the U.S.—Salem, specifically—on Monday.