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First two net zero buildings certified

Less than a year after the new Net Zero Building Certification program launched, two buildings earned the designation, including one in Oregon.

AES could bring big batteries to Oregon's grid

AES Energy Storage plans to offer its battery storage technology to Portland General Electric.

Washington Federal to buy South Valley Bank

Seattle-based Washington Federal plans to buy Klamath Falls-based South Valley Bancorp.

Portland home prices fall

Portland area home prices fell 3% in February, dragged down by foreclosure sales.

Oregon Commission for Women suffers internal conflicts

Relationships between the former chair and current chair and vice chair of the Oregon Commission for Women are so strained that they are causing internal problems.

Oregon No. 3 for geothermal development

Oregon is the third busiest state when it comes to geothermal energy development.

Jantzen Beach plans major restoration

Jantzen Beach Center's owners plan a $50 million remodel, bringing 30 new stores and 500 retail jobs.