Two Oregon men file discrimination complaints against Fred Meyer, Bi-Mart over gun-sale denials

Age discrimination alleged in complaints with state agency

Two men have filed complaints against Fred Meyer and Bi-Mart because the stores refused to … Read more

Instagram tweaks its news feed to be more chronological

Instagram is making changes to address one of its users’ biggest pet peeves — not … Read more

Facebook wants to build a real city in California

The social network plans to build a community, with parks, stores and apartments

MENLO PARK, Calif. — John Tenanes, Facebook’s vice president for real estate, is showing off … Read more

Trump hits China with trade measures

President Donald Trump said he would impose about $60 billion worth of annual tariffs on … Read more

Nike posts loss due to tax expense

NEW YORK — Nike reported a loss in its third quarter due to a $2 … Read more

Business dispatches

• Residence Inn Bend, 500 SW Bond St., Bend, filed an application March 12 with … Read more

Sunriver Resort is hiring for season Sunriver Resort is looking to hire 300 summer workers … Read more

Users abandon Facebook: ‘a garbage platform of ads’

Debates over privacy have plagued Facebook for years. But the news that Cambridge Analytica, a … Read more

Eugene cold-storage firm to expand to Central Oregon

SnoTemp, specializing in warehousing and distribution, to build a Redmond facility

Lane County is home to about 140 food and beverage manufacturers, and SnoTemp Cold Storage … Read more

National business briefing

Elon Musk’s Tesla pay could hit $50B Shareholders of electric car and solar panel maker … Read more

Starbucks pledges to build a greener coffee cup

Seattle company pledges $10 million in latest attempt to make a recyclable cup

For the third time in a decade, Starbucks has made a major commitment to redesigning … Read more

Building permits for city of Bend and Deschutes County

Bend • Pahlisch Homes Inc., 61065 SE Sydney Harbor Drive, $214,177 • Pahlisch Homes Inc., … Read more

Developer of Ray’s site submits details

Westside Village promises more parking than Bend requires

The former Ray’s Food Place on Century Drive would be redeveloped with up to 210 … Read more

Visit Bend to launch new website

New website to make searching for Bend’s tourism offerings easier

Come mid-April, anyone searching for travel information about Bend will find a modernized Visit Bend … Read more

Police: Video shows pedestrian walked in front of self-driving Uber car

Police say a video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman … Read more

Business briefing

Stocks shake tech woes; yields climb U.S. stocks edged higher, led by energy-­related companies, as … Read more

Man sues Pabst, claiming false advertising for Olympia beer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Most people who don’t care for a beer they’ve purchased simply switch … Read more

Visitors are welcome at alpaca ranch

Crescent Moon Ranch raises alpaca for fleece and visitors

TERREBONNE — Two women stand next to a corral fence with their hands full of … Read more

Affordable housing agency to break ground in La Pine, Sisters

Housing Works, the Central Oregon affordable housing agency, expects to break ground this week on … Read more

Trump prepared to hit China with $60B in tariffs

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is preparing to impose a package of $60 billion in … Read more

Facebook pushes tech stocks down

Stocks tumbled Monday, dragged down by shares of technology companies, which until recently had propelled … Read more

Ferro steps down as chairman of publisher Tronc

Michael Ferro Jr., a Chicago entrepreneur and the biggest shareholder in the newspaper publisher Tronc, … Read more

2018 Subaru Crosstrek is the small SUV to beat

Subaru’s 2018 Crosstrek 2.0i Limited subcompact SUV sets the standard for value and safety features … Read more

Lithium-ion batteries soon to be recyclable

SAN DIEGO — The promise of a global electric vehicle transformation has a looming problem. … Read more

Lyft will sell driverless tech to any auto manufacturer

SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft’s driverless car strategy became much clearer Wednesday. The ride-hailing service announced … Read more

Toys R Us closings rattle nostalgic customers

At Toys R Us, emotions always seemed to run high. Wailing tantrums were pitched in … Read more

In California, a green split forms over a density push

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s an audacious proposal to get Californians out of their cars: a … Read more

Google bans Bitcoin ads

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is joining Facebook in banning advertising for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. … Read more

Wells Fargo CEO sees big boost in pay despite the bank’s scandals

Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan was awarded $17.4 million in compensation for his work last … Read more

Businesses in Sisters look ahead for a better year

Smoke, snow made 2017 a challenge for local businesses

Businesses in Sisters hope to recoup losses from a disastrous 2017, when snow closed nearby … Read more

Bend is home to the last remaining Blockbuster video store in the lower 48 states

Four Blockbuster stores operate in Alaska

It had been years since Natasha Dodson was inside a Blockbuster store, but the thrill … Read more

GrandStay Hotels comes to Sisters

Family purchases franchise for new hotel

Longtime Sisters residents Steve and Robin Rodgers are taking their knowledge of business into the … Read more

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