The middle class is declining, along with its earnings, wealth and optimism.
Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose 3.6% in July, matching May's two-year high.
Portland's new eastside streetcar hasn't started running yet, but it is already cutting back service.
Jobless rates in many areas of Oregon increased in July.
Texas-based data hosting company Rackspace confirmed it purchased property at the Port of Morrow, but it hasn't finalized building plans yet.
The Pamplin Media Group is launching a new newspaper called the Hillsboro Tribune on Sept. 7.
The Oregon State Fair's 150th anniversary is expected to turn a slight profit during its 11-day run, but the rest of the year has funding issues.