Specialty manufacturing is a bright spot in the Portland area's recovering economy.
Japan-based footwear retailer ABC-MART reached an agreement to acquire Portland-based boot maker LaCrosse Footwear.
Car-sharing service Car2Go will allow its members multi-city access to cars within the United States.
Oregon's film, television and TV commercial production industry has grown from $62 million in 2009 to $130 million in 2011.
Apartments are getting harder to find in the Portland area as vacancy falls and rents rise.
U.S. employers added 80,000 jobs in June, the third straight month of weak hiring.
High fuel prices and a truck shortage are making Oregon and Washington potato grower-shippers turn toward rail service and overseas markets.