The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.1% from 8.3% in July, but only because more people gave up looking for jobs.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer is calling for a "cash mob" at Portland food carts in advance of Paul Ryan's Monday Governor Hotel visit that could close nearby streets and businesses.
Some restaurateurs in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District think the arrival of the new streetcar loop this month will benefit the neighborhood.
The Bridal Veil post office stays open by issuing postmarks for wedding invitations.
Coos County's biggest mining company Oregon Resources Corporation cut 31 workers, due to slowing mineral demand.
Construction delays on bridge work at exit 14 in Ashland are hurting local gas station owners by cutting off access.
After struggling through the economic downturn, the Tanasbourne West Annex in Hillsboro is rapidly filling up.