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Focus Designs sells one-wheeled EV

Camas, Wash.-based Focus Designs is shipping one-wheeled Segway-like vehicles to consumers.

Multnomah County considers partnership for courthouse

Multnomah County commissioners are considering a public-private partnership with a British Columbia company to rebuild or renovate its 103-year-old courthouse.

NuScale must reapply for grant

Corvallis-based NuScale Power has to reapply for a large federal nuclear power grant it had been counting on.

Gresham utility fee moves forward

Gresham is going forward with a modified version of the $7.50 monthly utility fee it proposed in September.

Stores get creative to lure holiday shoppers

The rise of online shopping and the sluggish economy is forcing stores to offer more than deep discounts to attract shoppers this holiday season.

Xzeres raises $1.5M

Wilsonville-based wind turbine maker Xzeres closed on $1.5 million of a $2 million equity round.

EV buyers more educated and wealthier

Electric car owners are more well-off and well-educated than the average consumer, new reports say.