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Eugene's plastic bag ban begins

Eugene's plastic bag ban went into effect May 1, along with a mandatory 5 cent fee for paper bags.

SolarWorld debt restructure not expected to affect Hillsboro

SolarWorld AG officials think the debt restructuring proposal won't have a direct effect on the company's Hillsboro operations.

Portland mayor releases 2013-14 budget

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales released his 2013-14 budget proposal, cutting 183 staff positions as a partial fix to the city's projected $21.5 million funding gap.

RYU gets new CEO

Portland-based apparel brand Respect Your Universe named Craig Brod as new CEO.

ShopIgniter CEO joins REI's board

REI appointed Portland startup ShopIgniter's CEO Matt Compton to its board for a one-year term.

Brandefined grows to 32 employees in two years

Beaverton-based online marketing company Brandefined grew from two to 32 employees since launching in 2011.

Oregon third among bike-friendly states

The League of American Bicyclists ranked Oregon in third place among bicycle friendly states.