Holiday shoppers have one fewer week between Thanksgiving and Christmas, yet retail analysts still say it will be a record shopping season.
Pronghorn plans a 105-room, $20 million expansion in Central Oregon.
Downtown Hillsboro's Wat'z Up Hillsboro Music Co. is closing after 23 years.
The Black Friday rush is expected to be less crazy this year, according to Nielsen.
The Timberline Ski Area on Mount Hood opened its Pucci chairlift, marking the beginning of the winter sports season.