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Invasive species from Japan likely

The arrival of a Japanese dock on Agate Beach in Newport earlier this month “can be considered a wake-up call."

Second steamship company bypasses Port of Portland

Ongoing union dispute leads Hapag-Lloyd to suspend service

Portland housing market tight, despite recession

Reduced inventory is driving up prices and limiting sales

Portland mayoral candidates to limit fundraising

Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith pledge to limit amount of contributions in the general election

Stayton hospital expansion adds jobs, patient amenities

The expansion of Santiam Memorial Hospital comes at a time when other area medical facilities are laying off staff and cutting services

University of Portland plans expansion

Growing enrollment prompts North Portland university to consider 35-acre expansion

Senate farm bill includes sustainable agriculture provisions

The bill, passed on Thursday, does not contain an amendment sponsored by Senator Wyden supporting hemp industry