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Business

Uber fines in Eugene reach $118,000

Uber fines in Eugene reach $118,000With the meter running on municipal penalties, the city of Eugene is pressing its case against the digital taxi company Uber - but it also may change city codes to make sure they cover ride-hailing smartphone technology and businesses that use it.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Entertainment

Local studio Laika gets Oscar nod for 'Boxtrolls'

Local studio Laika gets Oscar nod for 'Boxtrolls'The studio is owned by Nike Chairman Phil Knight and his son Travis Knight is the chief executive, who is listed as a producer for the movie.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Features

Voodoo Doughnuts creates treat to help Mount Hood

Voodoo Doughnuts creates treat to help Mount HoodVoodoo Doughnuts is known for its unique creations and the latest sweet treat will also help preserve wildlife and forests on Mount Hood.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

PDX airport shuttle drops Park 'N Fly after security breach

PDX airport shuttle drops Park 'N Fly after security breachPark 'N Fly Inc. announced Jan. 13 a security breach involving payment card data processed through its e-commerce website. In Portland, the firm contracts with several shuttle companies including AirPark Parking.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

'Oregon Trail' online game boosts interest in Ore. tourism

'Oregon Trail' online game boosts interest in Ore. tourismNow that the classic computer game "The Oregon Trail" is available online for free, state officials said it seems to be peaking people's interest in Oregon tourist attractions, too.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Vancouver

Clark Co. struggling to get enough substitute teachers

Clark Co. struggling to get enough substitute teachersThe improving economy has created an unexpected challenge for schools in Clark County because some districts can no longer find enough substitute teachers who want the hours.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Spotify shares most popular workout playlists

Spotify shares most popular workout playlistsThe streaming music giant and digital music service Spotify has created a hot playlist for workouts.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Willamette Valley

Eugene church would drop cell tower plan for $750K

Eugene church would drop cell tower plan for $750KThe pastor of a Eugene church is offering a deal to neighbors who oppose his plan to lease part of the property for a 75-foot cellphone tower.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Features

New beer made to look - not taste - like PDX carpet

New beer made to look - not taste - like PDX carpetThe dated carpet at the Portland International Airport already has its own fan following and now it has its own beer, too.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Blazers

New Lillard shoe unveiled at adidas HQ

New Lillard shoe unveiled at adidas HQDamian Lillard debuts his DLillard1 shoe in an exclusive unveiling today at adidas headquarters in North Portland.
  • Blazers
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Portland cab companies protest special rules for Uber

Portland cab companies protest special rules for UberTaxi cabs have already started parking in Pioneer Courthouse Square as part of a protest against companies like Uber receiving special treatment from the city.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Ducks

For many businesses, Title Monday meant little work

For many businesses, Title Monday meant little workOregon fans were focused Monday on getting ready to cheer on the Ducks
  • Ducks
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Cover Oregon shutdown leads to 62 layoffs

Cover Oregon shutdown leads to 62 layoffsCover Oregon has announced 62 layoffs in connection with the shutdown of the failed health insurance exchange.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Ducks

Uber offers helicopter rides to Ducks championship

Uber offers helicopter rides to Ducks championshipUber is offering a novel way to get to college football's national championship game: by helicopter.
  • Ducks
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Gas falls below $2 a gallon in Portland metro area

Gas falls below $2 a gallon in Portland metro areaYou can now find gas in Portland and Vancouver for less than $2 a gallon.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

OSU plans ambitious forestry complex

OSU plans ambitious forestry complexThe Oregon State University College of Forestry is moving ahead with plans for a new $60 million forest science complex to expand classroom, office and lab space and position the college as a leader in advanced wood products engineering.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Blazers

Blazer Batum dons 'Je suis Charlie' shirt

Blazer Batum dons 'Je suis Charlie' shirtPortland Trail Blazer and native of France Nicolas Batum donned a 'Je suis Charlie' t-shirt during warmups before the Thursday night game against Miami Heat at the Rose Garden.
  • Blazers
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Ducks

Beaverton agency's work will be at Ducks championship game

Beaverton agency's work will be at Ducks championship gameIn a nondescript office located in a corporate center on the east end of Beaverton, Etzel Agency is about as far out of the spotlight as you can get.
  • Ducks
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Crime

Former Ore. retirement center CEO pleads guilty to fraud

Former Ore. retirement center CEO pleads guilty to fraudThe former head of a chain of retirement centers based in Oregon has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and money laundering charges.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Ducks fly into engine during PDX takeoff

Ducks fly into engine during PDX takeoffA Boeing 757 cargo plane was forced to return to the Portland International Airport shortly after takeoff Monday after ducks flew into an engine while the jet taking off.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
College

College Football Playoff wants to be ubiquitous sports brand

College Football Playoff wants to be ubiquitous sports brandThe College Football Playoff is a blank slate and those who created it have tried to steer clear of clutter in the hope of creating the next ubiquitous sports brand.
  • College
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Life

Study: Oregon No. 1 US moving destination

Study: Oregon No. 1 US moving destinationOregon was the No. 1 destination for movers in 2014, according to an annual study by United Van lines.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
College

Playoffs are a revenue bonanza for college football

Playoffs are a revenue bonanza for college footballFour schools—Alabama, Florida State, Oregon and Ohio State—will compete for the national championship in the first-ever College Football Playoff.
  • College
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Snow hits Mt. Hood, mountain passes

Snow hits Mt. Hood, mountain passesIf you're headed over Mount Hood to visit family for Christmas or visit the area ski resorts, you should prepare for snow on the road.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Health

Snoqualmie Ice Cream recalled for possible listeria

Snoqualmie Ice Cream recalled for possible listeriaSnoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream says it is voluntarily recalling nearly a year's worth of ice cream and related products because of possible listeria contamination.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Local

Expected frenzy for last-minute holiday shoppers

Expected frenzy for last-minute holiday shoppersHoliday shopping is in its final and frenzied days
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Vancouver

WA e-cigarette shops unhappy with 95% vapor tax proposal

WA e-cigarette shops unhappy with 95% vapor tax proposalIf Governor Jay Inslee gets his way, electronic cigarette smokers will soon be helping to fill the state budget gap. He wants to impose a 95% tax on any and all vapor products.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 month ago
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