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Grain port workers want more talks

Longshore workers want to continue contract talks with Northwest grain terminal owners beyond an impending deadline.

Camas-Washougal ramps up brewery development

Seven to eight microbreweries are currently in development in the Camas-Washougal area.

Green Hammer expands to Ashland

Portland green building specialist Green Hammer is opening an office in Ashland.

Precision Castparts buys Synchronous Aerospace Group

Portland-based Precision Castparts is continuing its string of acquisitions with the purchase of Synchronous Aerospace Group.

Portland home prices rise for six months straight

Home prices rose in the Portland area in September, marking six months of gains.

Consumer confidence rises to five year high

U.S. consumer confidence rose to its highest level in almost five years this month.

Port agreement averts strike

The Port of Portland and marine terminal security guard union leaders reached a last minute tentative agreement, averting a strike.