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Biotech crops benefit consumers, economist says

Consumers benefit more than biotech companies from the technology of transgenic crops, according to an agribusiness professor at a lecture sponsored by Oregon State University.

Canola rule under fire

Oregon's new rule allowing canola production in the Willamette Valley will be under fire in the legislature this session.

Beaverton hosts first of 100 White House symposiums

Federal officials visited Beaverton in the first of 100 visits to cities as part of a White House program to support urban revitalization.

Willamette Valley becoming a solar power hotbed

Despite seeing 144 to 166 days of rain a year, the Willamette Valley is positioning itself as a solar power hotbed.

Hillsboro starts planning industrial area

Hillsboro is fast-tracking plans to make 330 acres of farm land ready to become an industrial area.

Intel hires firm to find CEO candidates

Intel hired Spencer Stuart & Associates to help find its new CEO, indicating that the company is seriously considering external candidates.

TriMet warns of 70% service cuts if union doesn't change health benefits

TriMet may have to cut 63 bus lines and 70% of service by 2025 if the union doesn't budge on health and retirement benefits, the agency's general manager says.