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W-wash

Washington unemployment rate rises to 6 percent

Washington unemployment rate rises to 6 percentThe Washington Employment Security Department says the jobless rate in the state rose to 6 percent in October, up from 5.7 percent in September.
  • W-wash
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Auditor: City put credit card users at risk

Auditor: City put credit card users at riskThe city auditor says the City of Portland is not doing a good enough job keeping up with accepted security standards.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Business

Oregon employers add 9,900 jobs in October

Oregon employers add 9,900 jobs in OctoberState figures show that Oregon employers went on a hiring spree this fall, adding nearly 10,000 jobs in October.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Special Reports

Thieves buying, selling credit cards on 'Dark Web'

Thieves buying, selling credit cards on 'Dark Web'Crooks are buying and selling millions of stolen credit cards on an underground market called the Dark Web.
  • Special Reports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Business

More than 300 restaurant jobs up for grabs at PDX job fair

More than 300 restaurant jobs up for grabs at PDX job fairExpecting to fill more than 300 concessions jobs over the next few months at Portland International Airport, 11 brand new restaurants and stores will be taking job applications today from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Intel gives details on high tech MICA fashion bracelet

Intel gives details on high tech MICA fashion braceletChip giant Intel had previously taken the wraps off the stylish MICA bracelet it is bringing out in partnership with fashion house Opening Ceremony.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Business

Portland retailers hope for lucrative holiday season

Portland retailers hope for lucrative holiday seasonAs the big crane lifted the Pioneer Courthouse Christmas Tree, hundreds gathered to watch.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Special Reports

Website hacks into thousands of security cameras

Website hacks into thousands of security camerasSecurity cameras are cheap to buy and easy to install. But many owners may not realize these cameras could be broadcasting for anyone to see.
  • Special Reports
  • 2 weeks ago
Business

Airlines sue Port of Seattle over wage increases

Airlines sue Port of Seattle over wage increasesAn airline industry trade organization is suing the Port of Seattle over its decision to increase the minimum wage for some workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks ago
Vancouver

Report: Chick-fil-A opening Vancouver restaurant

Report: Chick-fil-A opening Vancouver restaurantThe controversial fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A is opening a restaurant in Vancouver, the Oregonian reports.
  • Vancouver
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Eugene

Eugene threatens to fine ride-sharing company Uber

Eugene threatens to fine ride-sharing company UberThe city of Eugene has ordered the Uber ride-sharing company to cease operations or be fined, while the City Council looks into changing taxi regulations.
  • Eugene
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Online retailer 'evo' opens mixed-use space in Portland

Online retailer 'evo' opens mixed-use space in PortlandNina Mehlhaf, KGW Staff
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

SolarWorld expanding, adding 200 jobs in Hillsboro

SolarWorld expanding, adding 200 jobs in HillsboroSolarWorld on Thursday announced it will expand its solar panel production line in Hillsboro and add 200 full-time jobs in the process.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Neighborhood

Ore. to test pay-per-mile gas tax option

Ore. to test pay-per-mile gas tax optionOregon will test a new gas tax option, that would charge drivers for each mile they travel, instead of the fee that's currently added when filling up at the gas station.
  • Neighborhood
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Baby wipes recalled nationwide for potential bacteria

Baby wipes recalled nationwide for potential bacteriaNutek, the maker of several different baby wipe brands, has issued a voluntary nationwide recall due to possible bacteria contamination.
  • Consumer
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Green

Washington businesses push for climate change action

Washington businesses push for climate change actionDozens of Washington state businesses such as REI, Microsoft Corp. and Virginia Mason are calling for action to tackle climate change.
  • Green
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

4 more Daimler workers allege racial discrimination

4 more Daimler workers allege racial discriminationA civil rights investigation of Daimler Trucks North America has expanded after four more employees opened civil rights complaints against the North Portland-based company.
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Airbag recall alarms, confuses feds and automakers

Airbag recall alarms, confuses feds and automakersThe U.S. auto safety agency dramatically boosted, to at least 7.78 million, the number of U.S. vehicles previously recalled for faulty Takata air bags that the government now says pose an immediate threat to front-seat passengers.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Ore. Employment Dept. offers help after security breach

Ore. Employment Dept. offers help after security breachAnyone who filed for unemployment through WorkSource Oregon is at risk after a security breach.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Business

App creators in town to try all of Portland's beer

App creators in town to try all of Portland's beerGeorge Taylor and Stephen Pond are working on Next Glass, an app that will scientifically predict which beer or wine a person would enjoy.
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Many Portland residents very worried about ID theft

Many Portland residents very worried about ID theftThe Home Depot security breach added to the growing sense that our money is not safe online.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Landmark Pal's Shanty will not reopen after fire

Landmark Pal's Shanty will not reopen after firePal's Shanty, a culinary fixture in Northeast Portland's Hollywood District, will not reopen after fire heavily damaged the restaurant last November.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health Reform

Cover Oregon investigates another security breach

Cover Oregon investigates another security breachA Klamath Falls woman who applied for health coverage through Cover Oregon says the insurance exchange mailed her the personal information of other applicants.
  • Health Reform
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

GMO ballot measure campaigns raise $12M combined

GMO ballot measure campaigns raise $12M combinedWith ballots going out to voters this week, the two opposing camps combined have reported contributions of more than $12 million.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Trending

McDonald's campaign tells us what's really in the food

McDonald's campaign tells us what's really in the foodHave you ever wanted to know what's in a McDonald's hamburger? The company wants to tell you, in a new campaign.
  • Trending
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Cover Oregon consultant pens scalding assessment

Cover Oregon consultant pens scalding assessmentA report by a corporate turnaround expert hired to fix Oregon's troubled health-care insurance exchange presents a scalding assessment of Cover Oregon's past problems.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Business

Oregon jobless rate flat for September at 7.1 percent

Oregon jobless rate flat for September at 7.1 percentOregon state officials say the pace of job growth in Oregon has slowed in recent months, and figures released Tuesday reflect that.
  • Business
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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