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Metro and Portland establishing a new protected wildlife area

Metro and the City of Portland are joining together to protect 54 acres of wildlife habitat near the Columbia Slough.

Oregon nurseries recovering from recession

Oregon's nursery industry, the state's leading agricultural sector, is showing signs of a comeback from the recession.

Principle Power gets $4M for Coos Bay wind power

The U.S. Department of Energy will award up to $4 million to Principle Power to deploy offshore wind power near Coos Bay.

Oregon legislators hear testimony on Nike tax deal

Oregon legislators are hearing public testimony on a proposed tax deal for Nike.

Warrenton sends Walmart appeal to Land Use Board of Appeals

The Warrenton City Commission voted to send the appeal against Walmart to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals.

Alta gets Portland bike share go-ahead

The Portland City Council approved a contract with Alta Bicycle Share to establish a bike share program with 750 bikes in the city.

North Plains may pull compost support

The North Plains City Council may pull its support for extending the food processing permit at the nearby large composting plant, Nature's Needs.