The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued air quality, water quality and stormwater construction permits for Morrow Pacific's proposed Coyote Island Terminal in Boardman.
The global shipping company plans to stop calling on one of four West Coast ports, including the Port of Portland.
A state audit shows the public transit agency's challenges revolve around employee morale, maintenance safety and unfunded financial obligations.
Oregon lawmakers rejected another bill to build a bridge across the Columbia River.
Portland International Airport served 15 million passengers in 2013.