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Mayor Sam Adams releases Portland budget

Portland Mayor Sam Adams released his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, which reduces general fund spending by $14.7 million.

Portland LED startup lands $3M

Pacific Light Technologies, a Portland startup working to make LED lights more efficient and cheaper, has landed a $3 million venture capital round.

Charitable bottled water company comes to Portland

A San Diego company that produces environmentally friendly bottled water is coming to the Portland market.

Northwest veneer mills see improvement

Boise Cascade's veneer mill in Willamina is an example of the slow comeback of the timber industry.

Lumber Products plans to cut 65 workers

Tualatin-based Lumber Products plans to lay off 65 workers, including its CFO and at least one vice president.

PGE first quarter profits down

Portland General Electric's first quarter profits declined 29 percent from a year earlier.

ViaWest to expand data center

Data hosting company ViaWest plans to nearly double the size of its Hillsboro data center.