According to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, distilleries generated $53 million in sales — approximately 12% of total liquor sales in the state in 2011.
Lane County will lead a new coalition aiming to identify businesses not paying taxes on personal property in seven counties.
Based on sales, the Lane County-based brewery is one of the 30 largest craft brewers in the nation.
The city council voted 6-2 to develop an ordinance that would require employers to provide paid sick time to employees.
City Council will debate whether to require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.