Must Reads

Deal struck for Pacific Continental Bank to buy Capital Pacific Bank

Portland bank acquired for $42 million.

Local forest product group wants people to consider origin of the wood they consume

OSU Extension agent wonders if people will pay more for locally-sourced wood products.

Nike expansion project will impact traffic

Road improvements will be a part of a project that includes a pair of new buildings and parking garages.

Uber fined by city of Eugene over licensing violation

City says ride-sharing company is not following rules established for taxis.

Trio of Oregon companies given perfect score on equality index

Index measuring equality for same-sex employees deemed Nike, Portland General Electric and Stoel Rives to be perfect.

TriMet GM's pay raise includes lucrative vacation allowance

McFarlane's "vacation bank" allows for boost to his retirement package.

Former Kitzhaber assistant to head Department of Energy

Michael Kaplan gets job after serving as acting director since August 2013.