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October 3, 2018

Why This Oregon Town Could Be the Next Napa:

June 14, 2018

Average Oregon renter can no longer afford a typical one-bedroom apartment, report finds:

May 28, 2018

Data center plans huge 92-acre project in Hillsboro, Oregon:

May 22, 2018

On the Water, and Off, the Rogue River in Oregon Charms:

May 21, 2018

Oregon lawmakers move quickly to vote on Kate Brown's business tax cut:

May 4, 2018

Oregon's tech industry appears to have plateaued:

April 30, 2018

5 things we learned about Nike's toxic work culture this weekend:

April 29, 2018

Nike's 'bro culture' collides with #MeToo movement:

April 16, 2018

Laser manufacturer nLight closes in on IPO:

March 22, 2018

Oregon State spinoff raises $8 million for robots that walk and run like people:

March 22, 2018

Portland, Oregon Is the Next Big Startup Scene. These Are the Names and Places to Know:

March 6, 2018

Cybersecurity firm Carbon Black picks Oregon for West Coast hub:

February 18, 2018

Oregon's science superstars: A look at a few of the state's top research minds:

February 16, 2018

Columbia Ventures leads $17 million investment in Vancouver augmented reality startup:

January 31, 2018

Portland's economy is getting much better, but poll finds voters feel worse:

January 24, 2018

Fleet, 22-year-old Portlander's startup, raises another $10 million:

January 18, 2018

Portland startup NurseGrid raises $5.7 million:

December 19, 2017

Oregon increasingly reliant on newcomers for population growth:

December 13, 2017

Facebook will spend 'hundreds of millions' on two more Prineville data centers:

December 5, 2017

Oregon launches automatic retirement savings for private workers whose employers lack a plan :

December 3, 2017

Portland should work harder to support small business: Guest opinion:

November 23, 2017

Dirty Deals: Roadmap to a tax credit bribery case (Watchdog Report Part 2 of 2):

November 18, 2017

Dirty Deals: How Oregon let its clean energy program enrich rule breakers (Watchdog Report Part 1 of 2) :

November 4, 2017

Google will expand Portland office by 40 percent:

October 26, 2017

Forbes ranks Portland 'Best Places for Business and Careers' in the country:

September 20, 2017

My 20-mile walk around Portland:

September 2, 2017

Federal panel recommends rejecting Lattice Semiconductor's sale to Chinese investors:

August 3, 2017

Rush 'hour' is now 6 hours long: Portland's 9 worst highway bottlenecks:

July 23, 2017

Portland developers try to ease homeless crisis that they helped create:

July 6, 2017

Oregon lawmakers plan to boost revenue by killing solar, e-commerce and wolf tax breaks:

July 5, 2017

Oregon Business & Industry is the new voice of the state's corporate lobby:

June 28, 2017

Legislature pushes for more higher education funding to keep Oregon tuition hikes down:

June 23, 2017

Oregon Senate passes bill to mandate work schedule predictability:

June 15, 2017

Boeing plan will shift hundreds of Puget Sound jobs to Arizona Boeing plan will shift hundreds of Puget Sound jobs to Arizona:

June 15, 2017

Nike will slash 1,400 jobs amid broad restructuring:

June 6, 2017

Oregon K-12 education budget shows costs of legislators' inaction: Editorial Agenda 2017:

June 2, 2017

Oregon IoT startup Rigado raises $3.3 million in initial funding:

May 12, 2017

How a new corporate tax plan could affect Oregonians:

May 8, 2017

Oregon tech in the doldrums? Job growth flatlines:

May 1, 2017

Jive Software, once Portland's signature tech company, sells for $462 million:

April 30, 2017

Oregon pushes for wooden skyscrapers to revive timber industry:

April 9, 2017

Oregon's economy soars yet state budget gap grows: here's why:

March 26, 2017

It's legal for Oregon lawmakers to sponsor, vote for bills that benefit their occupations:

March 23, 2017

Oregon lawmakers, sensing ambitious education goals out of reach, prepare to drop them:

March 9, 2017

Bills would force Oregon companies to share tax information :

February 21, 2017

Portland Prepares for the Big One:

January 25, 2017

OHSU's HIV vaccine technology acquired by Bay Area biotech:

January 6, 2017

Oregon's most in-demand jobs are at low end of the wage scale: Here's why:

January 2, 2017

Portland's new 10-cent-a-gallon gas tax is operational:

December 11, 2016

Portland Adopts Surcharge on C.E.O. Pay in Move vs. Income Inequality:

November 18, 2016

LinkedIn's new 8-megawatt data center in Hillsboro will serve as a template for others:

November 9, 2016

Oregon corporate tax Measure 97 defeated:

November 3, 2016

Lattice Semiconductor sells to little-known firm with ties to China for $1.3 Billion:

August 18, 2016

Oregon's corporate tax measure is a big deal. Here's why. :

July 26, 2016

Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback:

June 30, 2016

Portland's latest technology screw-up ends in finger-pointing :

May 26, 2016

Has Portland Lost its Way?:

May 24, 2016

Oregon voters eye 'gigantic' corporate tax hike:

April 13, 2016

'Get Californians out of Oregon' campaign launches on GoFundMe:

April 11, 2016

Oregon vs. Oracle: Legal war gets personal as company goes on the attack:

March 1, 2016

Tech Sector Makes Inroads in Portland :

February 19, 2016

The Software Industry's Cabin in the Woods - Portland, Oregon has quietly lured startups and big company satellites. :

February 2, 2016

Precision Castparts' $37 billion sale is final: It's now in Warren Buffett's hands:

February 1, 2016

Young Techies Rush to Portland, Alter City's Image:

January 15, 2016

Behind the Harney County standoff, decades of economic decline:

January 15, 2016

Oregon venture capital surged again in 2015:

January 13, 2016

Portland picks management team for investment fund to foster startup diversity:

December 16, 2015

Oregon Governor Announces 'Education Innovation Officer' Position:

December 14, 2015

Oregon Leadership Summit: Political, business heavyweights to talk jobs, roads:

November 16, 2015

Oregon tech's outpost economy: Feeding or stunting the Silicon Forest?:

November 10, 2015

In Oregon, Women Take the Lead:

September 1, 2015

Is Portland really a city for young retirees:

July 10, 2015

Oregon matures into world-class wine and food destination - Free Corkage & BYOB - Portland Restaurants:

May 26, 2015

Pinot pioneers: Willamette Valley wine industry looks back at first 50 years:

February 28, 2015

Code Oregon - Treehouse to prepare and retrain Oregon residents for in-demand tech jobs:

February 20, 2015

Intel map shows long-term plan for humongous Hillsboro expansion:

January 28, 2015

Half of Oregon job openings don't pay enough to get by, new study finds:

September 30, 2014

Diverging Fortunes in Portland:

September 19, 2014

Will Portland's inflow of young people pay off? :

April 15, 2014

Act-On Software lands whopping $42 million VC round, among Silicon Forest's biggest ever:

February 25, 2014

Oregon's Sad Focus on 'Happiness':

February 17, 2014

Squarespace confirms plans for big Portland outpost, hiring dozens this year and dozens more later:

November 20, 2013

Portland 'economic checkup' reveals continued disconnect among jobs, pay and productivity:

September 10, 2013

Portland online retail startup Brandlive raises $1.6 million from Oregon Angel Fund :

July 7, 2013

Get small: Oregon tech companies recalibrate after years of struggle:

July 4, 2013

Oregon Employment Department divided by distrust, dysfunction, state assessment finds:

June 27, 2013

Oregon workforce in 2020: retirements outpace new growth, educational needs increase:

June 7, 2013

Portland startup Meridian sold for nearly $26 million, regulatory filing reveals:

June 5, 2013

Legislature approves plan to extend workplace protections to unpaid interns:

May 9, 2013

Bicycling contributes $400 million to Oregon tourism, new survey says:

March 16, 2013

Manufacturing makes bigger impact on Oregon's economic output than any other state:

March 8, 2013

Lucid Energy, Portland clean tech startup, secures $650,000 investment :

February 17, 2013

Portland's 'financial technology' cluster aims to simplify online commerce:

January 18, 2013

Old Money, New Decisions in Oregon:

December 15, 2012

Portland Bike Maker Sees Made-in-USA Demand from Overseas - Chris King Precision Components:

October 18, 2012

Two Portland-based U.S. health research centers will advise doctors, health plans:

October 9, 2012

Startup: Portland-based Opal Labs takes brainstorming to next level:

October 6, 2012

Portland startup Little Bird raises $1 million from Mark Cuban, Wieden+Kennedy and others:

July 26, 2012

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown launches new online portal for Oregon business owners:

July 9, 2012

Oregon's startup community by the numbers: Tiny, but strong:

June 14, 2012

SoloPower launches new solar panels with Portland production and hiring underway :

May 22, 2012

Portland-area startups evolve, grow as they build their brand:

May 8, 2012

Elemental Technologies raises $13 million venture round, prepares global marketing push:

May 4, 2012

Kitzhaber: Three-Time Governor Turning Oregon's Tide:

April 24, 2012

Portland startup Chirpify lands $1.3 million in backing to promote commerce on Twitter:

April 19, 2012

Online education startup Treehouse says it has raised $4.75 million and will move HQ to Portland:

April 18, 2012

Software Association of Oregon's new president, Skip Newberry, aims to boost the industry's visibility:

April 4, 2012

Oregon health care co-op gets $57 million in federal funds, seeks a CEO:

March 13, 2012

Startup: Portland's Brightworks targets a new vein of sustainability:

February 3, 2012

Angel Oregon semifinalist hopes judges embrace his effort to create a new building material:

January 22, 2012

Oregon venture capital investment totals $238.6 million in 2011, highest level since 2007:

January 10, 2012

Retire Here, Not There: Oregon :

January 8, 2012

Portland lawyers become inventers, now they hope Kickstarter funders will back the $75,000 production costs:

December 9, 2011

Walker Tracker, a Northeast Portland software start-up, measures its considerable progress:

December 4, 2011

In rural Oregon, middle-class life is slipping away:

December 3, 2011

Facebook Dons Cowboy Boots, Rides Into Desert For Economic Rescue:

November 20, 2011

Data centers in Oregon: High tech meets high desert - Google searches for privacy, finds a community - Oregon is a great deal for server farms. Is the deal too good? :

November 2, 2011

Jet aircraft manufacturing, Lewis & Clark Performance, LLC., makes a landing in Lincoln County, Oregon :

November 1, 2011

Startup: Paydici, a Portland tech company:

September 19, 2011

A Vancouver man's race to invention with The Roll-It:

September 7, 2011

Former Intel employee develops thermal window product - Indow Windows:

August 27, 2011

Oregon state economists estimate state revenues have dropped by $200 million:

August 24, 2011

Oregon Universities Commit to Big Solar Energy Project :

July 31, 2011

Montana Peaks Hat Co. goes Wild West in Paris for Disney:

July 22, 2011

Oregon's VC haul:

July 14, 2011

Oregon wine industry nearly doubles in four years to $2.7 billion:

July 10, 2011

Big-name tech companies resume migration into Oregon's Silicon Forest:

June 27, 2011

New laws to give Gov. John Kitzhaber far greater control over Oregon schools:

April 17, 2011

Intel surprises Beaverton and Hillsboro schools with influx of Israeli families:

January 21, 2011

Oregon venture capital enjoyed renaissance in 2010:

January 17, 2011

Portland's Indow Windows brings thermal inserts to market :

January 16, 2011

Portland startup Lecere sues its own investors over online comments:

January 1, 2011

Oregon companies enjoy banner year :

December 15, 2010

Commissioner Leonard Steps Up Portland's War on Fun:

December 14, 2010

Oregon in 'death spiral,' Gov.-elect John Kitzhaber tells business leaders:

December 4, 2010

Central Oregon white buffalo herd featured on special Pendleton blanket:

November 13, 2010

Act-On resists Silicon Valley's call, lands $4 million in venture capital anyway:

October 11, 2010

Hi-Tec moving U.S. headquarters from California to Portland :

September 19, 2010

In reverse of offshore trend, Oregon manufacturing thrives when high-tech, high-quality products are needed:

August 30, 2010

Governor's Council of Economic Advisors say State needs to reform or repeal kicker law:

August 11, 2010

Oregon tax hikes don't stop revenue bleeding:

July 29, 2010

Linfield, Oregon track coach's company takes to deep-water training:

July 27, 2010

Elemental Technologies wins backing from Steamboat Ventures, Disney's VC arm:

July 3, 2010

Why doesn't Intel spawn more offshoots in Oregon?:

June 18, 2010

At Hillsboro, Oregon's Intel, the community garden is a company perk with a purpose :

June 16, 2010

Home Dialysis Plus lands $50 million investment, boosting Oregon medical technology:

June 1, 2010

Budget shock in Oregon - deep education cuts are likely:

May 29, 2010

Portland software company Tripwire says it plans an IPO:

May 9, 2010

Oregon is an early and eager test market for several electric car automakers:

April 13, 2010

Intel researcher leads Oregon's prolific patents:

April 7, 2010

Nominations sought for entrepreneurial awards:

April 6, 2010

Oregon nearing 'budgetary cliff,' Gov. Ted Kulongoski warns:

March 24, 2010

Idaho, Chicago try to woo Oregon business away over taxes:

March 22, 2010

Marketer paying tourists $50 to stay at Portland hotels:

March 14, 2010

Saw-safety invention, SawStop, pits Oregon firm against giant manufacturers:

March 6, 2010

Angel Oregon picks two winners -- DeltaPoint and Enjoy Life:

March 2, 2010

Pacific Power seeks 20 percent hike in electricity rates:

February 20, 2010

Oregon startups find success -- some find it elsewhere:

February 18, 2010

Founder of Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods transfers business to employees on his 81st birthday:

January 27, 2010

Oregon Passes Tax Boost on Wealthy, Corporations :

January 20, 2010

Despite Praise, Portland Has Room for Improvement:

January 14, 2010

Taxes and tech: Oregon's industry leaders aren't engaged:

October 20, 2009

Jive Software of Portland, Oregon adds $12 million in venture funding:

July 11, 2009

Startup: Vital signs of a young regional company - Vigillo:

July 10, 2009

Chinese startup based in Eugene, Oregon wants to sell inexpensive solar panels in U.S.:

June 24, 2009

Portland advertising awards taunt other cities:

June 20, 2009

Oregon gets a bigger bite of the Silicon Valley Apple:

June 18, 2009

Slump Dashes Oregon Dreams of Californians :

June 10, 2009

Bend, Oregon solar company, PV Powered Inc., gets financial boost, plans to grow fast:

June 5, 2009

In Prineville, Oregon, (population 10,000) discussions of a convention center:

May 18, 2009

After storybook boom, Bend, Oregon faces a tough chapter:

May 16, 2009

CenterSpace Software Wins the Willamette Angel Conference 2009:

April 23, 2009

Oregon business groups consider tax increases:

April 11, 2009

Startup: Vital signs of a young regional company:

March 16, 2009

Electric ATV maker hopes to tap farmers market - Barefoot Motors of Ashland, Oregon:

March 12, 2009

Intel Science Talent Search crowns 10 promising students. Eric Larson, 17, of Eugene, Ore., takes top honors:

March 11, 2009

2009 Oregon Benchmark Highlights Report:

March 2, 2009

BusinessWeek ranks Portland at top of "unhappiest cities" list:

February 26, 2009

Chopper company, Erickson Air-Crane moving HQ to Portland:

February 24, 2009

Oregon's green expertise turns to gold in China:

January 18, 2009

Can Oregon's climate change plan survive a down economy?:

January 14, 2009

Oregon companies having fun with job titles:

January 10, 2009

SolarWorld: Germany's fastest-growing company opens plant in Oregon:

December 31, 2008

Reviewing Oregon's top tech stories of 2008:

December 12, 2008

Oregon industries reflect on tough economy, and look ahead:

December 11, 2008

Give kicker money to schools, Oregon business leaders suggest:

December 10, 2008

Intel of Oregon to take lead with tiniest chip on market:

December 9, 2008

OVP says it's committed to Oregon:

September 23, 2008

Portland, Ore., tops sustainable cities list:

September 17, 2008

Oregon losing high-tech jobs -- with more bad news to come:

July 19, 2008

More venture capital flows to Oregon:

June 18, 2008

Intel Spins Off Solar Tech Business. SpectraWatt to open facilities in Oregon:

April 21, 2008

Will Portland's Wi-Fi disconnect?:

April 16, 2008

The Most Bicycle Friendly City In America - Portland, Oregon:

March 16, 2008

Corvallis, Oregon named greenest city in U.S.:

March 3, 2008

Web site links golfers even off the course. started by University of Oregon business students:

November 20, 2007

Icebreaker relocation heats up apparel scene in Portland. Company is leaving Ketchum, Idaho:

November 2, 2007

Startups step out of the shadows in Oregon:

October 19, 2007

Silicon Forest is stunted, Oregon's wellspring of homegrown technology business is drying up.:

August 9, 2007

Oregon enjoys a VC surge:

April 20, 2007

Oregon Angels join forces to focus on sustainable ventures:

February 18, 2007

Investing - Few of the millions the Legislature has marked for venture capital get back to Oregon:

January 28, 2007

Freightliner to lay off up to 800 employees in Portland:

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