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Big Tree Farms raises $1M

Ashland-based Big Tree Farms closed on $1 million of a $2.1 million Series B investment.

Senate keeps middle class tax cuts

The Senate approved a plan to preserve tax cuts for the middle class while letting them expire for the wealthy.

Drought to increase food costs

The drought affecting more than half the country will raise grocery costs three to four percent in 2013.

Eastern Oregon gold mine planned

Colorado-based Calico Resources plans to excavate $2 billion worth of gold outside of Vale in Eastern Oregon.

Out-of-court foreclosures stop

Out-of-court foreclosures in Oregon have stopped due to a new mediation program and a court defeat for lenders.

Walmart rents downtown Portland building

Walmart filed a real estate transaction for an 8,500-square-foot space in downtown Portland.

Nonprofit health providers find financing

Despite financial uncertainty, Portland nonprofit health systems keep finding ways to finance ambitious projects.