The U.S. Department of Education gave Oregon and six other states permission to use their own model over No Child Left Behind.
Oregon liquor sales rose 35% in June at stores near the border with Washington.
The Vancouver City Council passed a resolution of concern about proposed coal export facilities, and Portland could be next says City Commissioner Amanda Fritz.
The United Way of the Columbia-Willamette and Hands On Greater Portland are merging.
The U.S. Marine Corps placed a $29 million order for Lacrosse Footwear-owned Danner boots.
Average rates on fixed 30-year mortgages fell to 3.53%, a record low since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s.
All members of the USA men's Olympic basketball team will be wearing Nike shoes.