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Monthly job data volatile

Changes in the way jobs are tracked makes the monthly data volatile, economists say.

Oregon gets mixed review for small business help

Oregon is a great place to start a small business, but hiring costs for new employees are high, according to a new survey.

Proposed gillnetting ban pits fishermen against conservationists

Conservation groups are banding together with wealthy sport fishermen on a proposed ban on gillnetting.

Oregon adds 6,900 jobs in May

Oregon employers created one of every ten jobs in the U.S. in May.

Vestas CEO says U.S. wind market to fall 80 percent

Vestas CEO Ditlev Engel says the U.S. wind turbine market is likely to fall by 80% next year because of an expiring tax credit.

Labor shortage gets worse

Oregon cherry growers are experiencing labor shortages, along with farmers across the country.

Drive Oregon hands out EV grants

In the first round of a matching grant program, Drive Oregon handed out nearly $150,000 to programs that boost Oregon's electric vehicle cluster.