The Port of Portland plans a $4.7 million repayment to the operator of its container terminal to cover losses from longshore labor problems.
A recent audit on the Port of Astoria shows major financial troubles, compounded by a slowdown in log exports.
High fuel prices and a truck shortage are making Oregon and Washington potato grower-shippers turn toward rail service and overseas markets.
Boeing predicts that strong growth in China and other emerging markets will propel the world's airlines to buy 34,000 new planes in the next 20 years.
More than 6,000 customers asked the government to approve Alaska Airlines' new non-stop route between Portland and Washington.