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Stayton approves tax hike

The Stayton City Council voted to raise the franchise tax on residents' electric bills.

Adidas introduces new 'Energy Boost' shoe

Adidas is introducing a new "Energy Boost" shoe, which took three years of development, double the normal time.

Oregon's economy improved in December

Oregon's economy improved slightly in December, nearing its average mark over the last two decades.

Avnera raises $3.7M

Beaverton computer chip company Avnera said in a regulatory filing that it raised $3.7 million of a $4.7 million investment round.

Seattle markets travel campaign to Portlanders

Seattle is trying a social media marketing ploy to lure Portlanders.

Multnomah County to test program to help underwater homeowners

Multnomah County is testing a pilot program to help underwater homeowners locked into high-interest mortgages.

Food Alliance ceasing operations

Portland-based nonprofit Food Alliance is ceasing operations. The organization certifies sustainable food and agriculture.