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Eugene bag ban nearly here

Eugene's plastic bag ban begins May 1, and it will apply to more than just grocery stores.

Portland digital agency The Good grows

Portland digital agency The Good improves websites and streamlines online shopping. It has grown rapidly since its founding four years ago.

Portland foreclosure rate up

The foreclosure rate in Portland was up slightly in December compared to a year earlier.

Hillsboro in online contest

Hillsboro is one of 20 cities in a Huffington Post contest as part of the $5 million Bloomberg Mayors Challenge that seeks to drive innovation in local government.

Lane County officials to lease downtown Eugene land

The Lane County Board of Commissioners voted to seek a deal to lease downtown land to Fifth Street Public Market owner Brian Obie as part of a major downtown redevelopment project.

Unemployed outnumber job openings 5-to-1 in Oregon

Oregon's unemployed outnumber private-sector job openings five-to-one, a new report says.

Little known about which programs will be impacted by federal cuts

Oregon will lose over $38 million under automatic federal budget cuts that kick in Friday, but it is still unknown which specific programs will be impacted.