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Business

Oregon wine business booming after recession

Oregon wine business booming after recessionOregon's wine industry is on a post-recession roll with planted acres, wineries and sales all reporting gains, and with new interest from investors outside the state, a new assessment says.
  • Business
  • 2 days ago
Vancouver

Two planes evacuated in Seattle for 'security concern'

Two planes evacuated in Seattle for 'security concern'Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."
  • Vancouver
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Local

Airlines cancel 4,300 flights, including PDX

Airlines cancel 4,300 flights, including PDXThousands of flights canceled due to a major snow storm in the Northeast are having a ripple effect on airports throughout the country, including Portland International Airport.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Features

PDX Carpet: Fame, selfies and life after the airport

PDX Carpet: Fame, selfies and life after the airportHow the Portland Airport's carpet rose to fame, and why thousands are mourning its removal.
  • Features
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Tech

Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone plans

Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone plansGoogle is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to customers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile.
  • Tech
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Business

TriMet tests MAX over Tilikum Crossing bridge

TriMet tests MAX over Tilikum Crossing bridgeA test run early Wednesday of a MAX over the Tilikum Crossing went well, as part of the process to run electric-powered trains over the new transit bridge.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
News

Oregon reports lower unemployment rate, strong job growth

Oregon reports lower unemployment rate, strong job growthOregon's unemployment rate has dropped to a level not seen since the days before the economy plunged off a cliff into the Great Recession.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Blazers

Damian Lillard's social media, business world continues to grow

Damian Lillard's social media, business world continues to growAn adidas signature shoe. Foot Locker ads. Damian Lillard's off-the-court world is growing.
  • Blazers
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Business

Pumpkin seeds could be future cash crop for Oregon, Idaho

Pumpkin seeds could be future cash crop for Oregon, IdahoEastern Oregon and western Idaho already produce many of the nation's decorative pumpkins.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

2014 was Earth's warmest year on record since 1880

2014 was Earth's warmest year on record since 1880The average temperature for 2014 was 58.24 degrees globally, 1.24 degrees above the 20th-century average, NOAA said.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Nike begins $150 million expansion

Nike begins $150 million expansionNike is expanding its World Headquarters
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Portland housing inventory at 8-year low

Portland housing inventory at 8-year lowDrive down a residential street in the Portland area and you won't find many for sale signs in front of homes. The supply of houses on the market is lower than it's been in 8 years.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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, 5 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, 6 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, 6 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, 6 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, 6 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, 6 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, 6 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
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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