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SoloPower debuts Portland fab

SoloPower officially opens its North Portland factory, which will make thin-film solar panels.

Lake Oswego bank merges in $506M deal

Lake Oswego's West Coast Bancorp is merging with Tacoma's Columbia Banking System in a $506 million deal.

Grain terminal managers prepare for showdown with longshoremen

Managers of Northwest grain terminals are preparing for a longshoremen strike, with a contract expiring in five days.

Nick Fish says Sam Adams shouldn't rush Sustainability Center

Portland Commissioner Nick Fish says that he doesn't want Mayor Sam Adams to rush a new plan for the Oregon Sustainability Center through the City Council.

Comcast moving jobs from California to Oregon

Comcast plans to add 50 jobs at its Beaverton call center as it shifts work from California.

Tualatin apartments back on track

Construction on an apartment complex near Bridgeport Village in Tualatin is underway after starting in 2007 and being put on hold during the recession.

Conservation Services Group laying off Portland workers

Conservation Services Group is laying off 40 workers from its Portland office after losing a bid with Energy Trust of Oregon.