Portland-based LaCrosse Footwear reported a net sales boost of 32% in the first quarter.
Eugene restaurant Belly is expanding into two downtown locations, part of a broad revitalization of the city's downtown area.
The economy grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the first quarter of 2012.
Walmart is the first major retailer to offer customers the option to make purchases online with cash.
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his formal request to the federal government for an environmental review and assessment of the coal export facilities proposed in the Pacific Northwest.
The Federal Reserve boosted its outlook for U.S. economic growth and lower unemployment this year.
With the improved economy, Metro is considering revisiting the possibility of a headquarters hotel.