Oregon ranks sixth among the nation's states for entrepreneurship, according to the 2011 U.S. State Entrepreneurship Index.
Retailers are gearing up for holiday sales by hiring seasonal workers.
Sen. Ron Wyden led a group of Congress members in asking the U.S. Commerce Department to crackdown on Chinese solar manufacturers.
Longshoremen started another slowdown at the Port of Portland, according to ICTSI Oregon, which operates the yard.
The Nov. 6 general election will determine which party will gain control of the evenly split state House of Representatives.
Portland General Electric is seeking bids for new renewable resources to help comply with Oregon's renewable energy standard.
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance launched a campaign to help consumers shop for energy efficient televisions.