Must Reads

Oregon has more than 250 advisory boards

Oregon has so many state boards and commissions that officials have lost count of them.

Nike takes over Eugene for track trials

During the 10-day U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials, Nike spends millions to transform Eugene.

Maxim plans $75M expansion in Beaverton

Maxim Integrated Products plans to spend $75 million to upgrade its semiconductor factory in Beaverton.

Oregon's health-care fate

Oregon is one of the few states aggressively pushing to implement health reforms that fit with the federal Affordable Care Act. What will happen if the Supreme Court overturns part or all of the 2010 law?

Providence buys out 400 employees

Providence Health & Services is buying out hundreds of employees in Oregon as part of a statewide cost-cutting campaign.

Combating illegal fireworks

Portland’s new fire chief is hell-bent on extinguishing illegal fireworks this Fourth of July.

Oregon breweries grow, add jobs

The Oregon Brewers Guild announced  that Oregon's breweries crafted 1,168,000 barrels of beer during 2011, a 7.5 percent increase from the previous year and added 600 jobs.