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Green Diamond Sand expands

Green Diamond Sand makes 40 varieties of a special sand project and sells six times the amount of sand it did 14 years ago.

Price major factor in Washington liquor privatization

Oregon liquor officials say privatized liquor sales in Washington could bring some buyers to Oregon due to new high prices.

Smart Wire Grid could fix transmission issues

Smart Wire Grid, backed by a Portland investor, could help utilities get more capacity from their power lines.

Consumer Cellular to take over Redmond call center

Consumer Cellular has agreed to take over T-Mobile's Redmond call center, saving it from an impending closure.

Oregon Health Authority announces first CCOs

The Oregon Health Authority announced its approval of 11 organizations applying to become coordinated care organizations.

Nike to sell Umbro, Cole Haan

Nike is selling two of its brands, Umbro soccer gear and Cole Haan shoes and accessories, to cut costs.

Short sales surge in Oregon

Short sales have increased in Oregon as an alternative to foreclosure.