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Kitzhaber names former Republican lawmaker to OLCC

Gov. John Kitzhaber has offered up former Republican lawmaker Rob Patridge to be the newest Oregon Liquor Control Commission member, part of an effort to get rid of longtime director Steve Pharo.

Feds reduce water temperature with credit trading

Soon, farmers and landowners in the Pacific Northwest could be paid to plant shade trees in watersheds.

Mentor Graphics' sales climb

Wilsonville-based Mentor Graphics' profits topped its forecast quarterly sales target.

Nontribal casino plans unveiled

Developers unveiled details about their plans to build Oregon's first nontribal casino.

Nike stands behind Lance Armstrong

Nike remains in support of Lance Armstrong even as he is stripped of his Tour de France titles, choosing not to fight charges from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Clackamas approves light rail agreement

Clackamas County commissioners approved a $22.6 million settlement agreement with TriMet to pay for the controversial Portland-Milwaukie light rail extension.

Oregon has most brewery jobs

Oregon may have surpassed Vermont in having the most breweries per capita, according to a new report.