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Siuslaw shareholders getting dividend

Siuslaw Financial Group is giving a special dividend to its shareholders to be paid before the end of the year to beat an expected tax increase.

Portland ecodistricts move forward

Portland's five ecodistricts are moving forward under the leadership of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

Lucid Energy strikes deal with Portland

Lucid Energy made a deal with the Portland Water Bureau and the city of Portland to install an in-pipe hydroelectric system.

Canola plan moves forward

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is moving ahead with its plan to allow canola production in the Willamette Valley.

Oregon among states with stable finances

Oregon is listed among the states with stable tax collections and government spending in a new national survey.

Chinese men accused of trying to smuggle Lattice Semiconductor chips

The U.S. government accused two Chinese men of trying to smuggle programmable computer chips from Hillsboro's Lattice Semiconductor to China.

Umatilla Chemical Depot cutting 178 more jobs

The Umatilla Chemical Depot plans its fourth cutback of the year, cutting 178 more jobs as it moves to shut down operations.