Shafted

As elevators fuel a skyward-looking building boom, safety concerns mount.

Why you need a crisis communications plan — before it's too late

Recent scandals, crises highlight need for crisis communication planning.

Elephants in the room

As airline travel and consumption skyrocket, a move is afoot to slash the greenhouse gas emissions generated by maritime and aviation activity.

The Airbnb of camping comes to Oregon

A San Francisco-based platform has big ambitions for Oregon: Ease the overcrowding of public lands and close the urban-rural divide.

Politics

Oregon political, biz leaders to host fundraiser for Illinois swing district candidate

Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader have joined forces with the Neil Kelly clan to host a fundraiser on August 2 for Illinois Democrat Brendan Kelly.

Economy

Restaurants and Retail

In rural Oregon, bookstores unite communities in transition

Independent booksellers are seeing a resurgence as big box stores decline.

Tech

This week in tech

A roundup of acquisitions, new initiatives and events.

Energy and Environment

Judge dismisses water quality case against PGE

A U.S. District Court judge has thrown out a case against Portland General Electric (PGE) that alleges the utility is violating water quality standards at a large hydroelectric project in...