Portland Mayor Charlie Hales released his 2013-14 budget proposal, cutting 183 staff positions as a partial fix to the city's projected $21.5 million funding gap.
Portland-based apparel brand Respect Your Universe named Craig Brod as new CEO.
REI appointed Portland startup ShopIgniter's CEO Matt Compton to its board for a one-year term.
Beaverton-based online marketing company Brandefined grew from two to 32 employees since launching in 2011.
The League of American Bicyclists ranked Oregon in third place among bicycle friendly states.