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Oregon food processor, cold storage company expand

The 90-year-old companies, NORPAC Foods Inc. and Henningsen Cold Storage Co., built a new 260,000-square-foot warehouse in Salem.

Distilleries add to Oregon market

According to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, distilleries generated $53 million in sales — approximately 12% of total liquor sales in the state in 2011.

Lloyd District hotel to close for $10M renovation

The Red Lion Hotel near the Oregon Convention Center will close September 2nd and reopen next year as Hotel Eastlund.

Vancouver to open first pot store

A recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, will open its doors on Wednesday.

Adidas and Walmart shoe designer settle lawsuit

Adidas America Inc. and Elan Polo Inc. settled a trademark lawsuit over whether an Elan Polo shoe infringed Adidas' three-stripe design.

Former Jive Software CEO launching new company

Dave Hersh is starting a new company called RipFog.

Portland city council to legalize 'Airbnb-style' short-term rentals

Short-term rentals in single-family homes will be considered legal as long as the host pays a $180 permit fee, has their home inspected every six years, pays lodging taxes and lives on-site for at least nine months out of the year.