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Neighbors hope to expand Castparts pollution lawsuit

Plaintiffs ask a judge to certify case as a class action, claiming company emissions affected thousands of SE Portland homes.

New car-free lane to unsnarl Hawthorne bridgehead

Portland Bureau of Transportation unveils bike, bus lane on Southwest Madison Street near bridge.

BERRIES: THE CHRISTMAS TREES OF SUMMER

Scientists congregate in Oregon to push health benefits of state's key cash crop.

FOCUS: Hospitality industry drinks up

High-quality restaurants and drinking establishments help bolster Portland's rosy economy

$2 billion tax package is only part of solution

Superintendents address business leaders in Portland, say schools tax bill is 'just the floor, not the ceiling'

Port director says trade dispute with China is 'disruptive'…

Curtis Robinhold tells Westside Economic Alliance forum that a united front with other trading partners, not 'tariffs and tweets,' is a better…

Hackers steal info from Construction Contractors Board…

More than 8,000 accounts were compromised during a security breach that occurred between Oct. 27 and Oct. 29

Will Interstate 5 get a new pedestrian bridge?

Wilsonville City Council voted to purchase a 67,000-square foot site near Fry's Electronics for $1.5 million.

Affordable housing for seniors, families

The $24 million project also features 8,900 square feet of ground-floor retail

LOWERING THE BARRIERS TO A HEALTHY HEART

The American Heart Association's annual Heart & Stroke Walk now has a regular feature: An obstacle course

JOB HUNTING AFTER 50

At job fair over fifties learn how to be interviewed by a milennial and use LinkedIn, but jobs are low paying

Moving the Port and the economy

The Port of Portland's marine terminals have become a leading west coast exporting point for automobiles.

Oregon's roads, bridges and pipes don't pass engineers'…

With a big quake looming, civil engineers society says state needs to spend billions to improve infrastructure.

Oregon taxpayers will get $1 billion back in 'kicker' rebate

Economists say the kicker is double the predicted amount and would be the largest in state history.

Despite trade worries, Oregon exports continue to grow

In an uncertain U.S. trade environment, Oregon exports increased 1.8 percent year over year.

State economy stays hot, adding 3,300 jobs in April

State employment officials said new jobs were added mostly in health care and social assistance, and in leisure and hospitality.

Bremik Construction focusing on safety

Portland company replaces hard hats with helmets during company safety week.

Aurora Airport master plan under dispute

Revelation that the plan might not have been approved could affect grant application for runway extension

Port director says trade dispute with China is 'disruptive'…

Curtis Robinhold tells Westside Economic Alliance forum that a united front with other trading partners, not 'tariffs and tweets,' is a better…

Senate approves business tax to boost school budgets

Governor plans to sign legislation; Democrats give up two key bills to coax Republicans back to the Senate for a floor vote.

Public records rule change slipping 'through the cracks'

Proposal to fine jurisdictions when they don't comply runs into well-organized opposition as it heads to the Senate.

Gimme shelter: Harbor of Hope moves forward

As the high-tech homeless shelter nears completion, developer Don Mazziotti reflects on four years' work

Skanska helps students discover careers in the…

Day of Discovery event includes job site tour, panel discussion with architects, project managers

Design flaw blamed for Portland Aerial Tram incident

New report cites design flaw in Portland Aerial Tram for loose panel that struck pedestrian in 2018.

Busting barriers at The Canyons

With his latest project, developer Ben Kaiser creates a community with no limits on age or accessibility

Business groups sort out impact of tax plan

Legislature's proposal to boost education funding heads to a vote as state's largest business organization stays neutral

You can help shape East County's future prosperity during…

The East Metro Economic Prosperity Forum is planned for Thursday, May 9, in Rockwood. And you can still register for the event.

Hospitality Focus: Hotels Rising

Growth in Portland's hotel market continues to push construction work, hospitality jobs

The gilded age

Oro apartment building opening in May with a golden theme, small rooms and lots of space for work from homers to rub elbows

BROKERS WILDThe making of a suburb: Part Two in a series

Reed's Crossing developers sense a new kind of suburban life could catch on with millennials

Excellence in Concrete award winners

Awards honor outstanding use of concrete in Oregon, Southwest Washington projects

Business group stresses regionalism, diversity and…

The Portland Business Alliance also announces it is not opposing the $1 billion-a-year tax increase being pushed by Democrats at the Oregon…

Yes, it's time to fix PERS

What does 'fixing' the PERS liability really mean for the state of Oregon, and how we chart a course to make it happen?

Next stop, fair complex, MAX Red Line moves forward

A continuous MAX line from Hillsboro to PDX could start construction as early as 2021.

Portland State University removes cars from campus…

The Montgomery Pop-Up Plaza pilot project sees PSU go pedestrian on one block of Montgomery.

Business leaders stress regionalism, diversity and…

Portland Business Alliance announces it is not opposing the $1 billion-a-year tax increase proposed by Democrats at the Legislature.

Metro chief operating officer announces retirement

The elected regional government will conduct a national search for a replacement that is expected to take several months.

Alberta Commons: Doing business on Dream Street

Three African American-owned small businesses are setting up shop at Alberta Commons in Northeast Portland

Daimler to build electric Freightliner trucks in…

Daimler CEO says they picked PDX, they're skipping hybrids and hydrogen and electric trucks are the future.

Construction costs on the rise

Construction is booming, but easy-to-develop sites are almost gone in the Columbia Corridor

Two-hotel project ready to break ground in Beaverton

The Brandt Hospitality Group project will bring a total of 224 new rooms to the market in 2020

Blockchain: Walk to the light

If we can get over the Bitcoin blues, Blockchain might be a tool for economic development

SHIFT19: Design to go

Oregon architects and designer meet to swap ideas and figure out how to bring good design to the masses.

Construction continues at Harbor of Hope in Portland

Sprung structures are portable and used as shelters in San Francisco, San Diego, and Seattle.

Next stop, fair complex, MAX Red Line moves forward

A continuous MAX line from Hillsboro to PDX could start construction as early as 2021.

TEDx Portland Making a difference

Annual event challenges people to improve their world and to make an impact on decision making, climate change and self-organizing

Portland: Who pays after an e-scooter accident?

Electric scooters return to city streets Friday, but riders assume risk and liability, experts say.

A screened gem

Lenox Addition Apartments break free from the typical mid-rise housing mold

Polluted site prepped for N. Portland affordable…

Bureau of Environmental Services cleaning up brownfield, soon to be 61-units, on Williams Avenue.

Legislation offers more protection for working…

Business owners and lobbyists worry handful of proposals could push up employment costs, hurt benefits.

Got the reporting bug? Apply for our high school…

Pamplin Media Group and Metro launch a paid internship for Portland-area high school journalists.

Blockchain, obvs

Oregon Enterprise Blockchain Venture Studio launches for real July 29, 2019

A path forward for Rockwood

Rockwood Rising won't solve all of the community's problems, but it's a step in the right direction

Tax proposal taps businesses for more school funds

Opponents warn that voters could be asked to vote on gross receipts tax plan hammered out by lawmakers.

Tracking trade as Oregon exports continue to grow

We must support our delegation when the USMCA is considered by Congress later this year

Polluted site prepped for N. Portland affordable…

Bureau of Environmental Services cleaning up brownfield, soon to be 61-units, on Williams Avenue.

ODOT's smart network turns fed heads

U.S. Department of Transportation awards $12 million grant to Oregon's Smart Mobility Network

THE BLIND SPOTS IN DESIGN

Designers look to make better design decisions to include groups they usually forget.

Cooling market

Housing prices increasing more slowly, but residential market on pace for another strong year.

Unico, Partners Group acquire Montgomery Park

The 18-acre Northwest Portland property was purchased from the Bill Naito Co.

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