Damascus voters called for the city to disincorporate by a 2-to-1 margin, but the vote requires more than 50% of all the registered voters to pass.
Dell quietly sold its majority stake in Portland-based digital archivist Smarsh.
Warren Buffett's new chain of real estate companies assembled last year is coming to Portland next week.
TriMet is reorganizing the agency's operations division after recent massive delays on MAX in Portland.
This year as the holidays approach, stretched budgets and lower donations are causing problems for some Portland nonprofits.