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OSU faculty help foreign farmers

Oregon State University faculty are participating in an international program that helps foreign farmers improve crop production.

Oregon regulators go after poor rural phone connections

The Oregon Public Utility Commission will fine phone companies up to $50,000 for poor connections in rural areas.

Jeff Sanders wants to bring golf tournament to Portland

Jeff Sanders and his Beaverton-based Jeff Sanders Promotions wants to add a golf tournament to Oregon.

Fred Meyer gets new president

Fred Meyer chose Lynn Gust as the chain's new president. He has worked for the company since he began as a bag boy in 1970 at $1.65 an hour.

Siuslaw shareholders getting dividend

Siuslaw Financial Group is giving a special dividend to its shareholders to be paid before the end of the year to beat an expected tax increase.

Portland ecodistricts move forward

Portland's five ecodistricts are moving forward under the leadership of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

Lucid Energy strikes deal with Portland

Lucid Energy made a deal with the Portland Water Bureau and the city of Portland to install an in-pipe hydroelectric system.