The Environmental Protection Agency has asked the Army Corps of Engineers to review the potential impacts of exporting coal from the Northwest.
The Portland area has a shortage of large industrial lots available for development to attract large new employers.
Intel's rapid growth cooled in the first quarter, but new products could change that.
In Oregon, 56,000 commercial bee colonies pollinate cherries, blueberries and other crops.
The Princeton Review named Oregon State University as one of the 16 most environmentally responsible colleges.
Rising rents and a growing job market are encouraging housing construction.
Oregon unemployment dropped to 8.6% in March, essentially unchanged from February's 8.7%.