Delta joins other airlines in era of the $30 bag fee

Delta Air Lines raised its fee for a first checked bag to $30, following in … Read more

Briefing

Stocks finish a little lopsided Major U.S. stock indexes finished unevenly Wednesday as gains in … Read more

Retailers predict struggle ahead for seasonal help

Retailers won’t just be battling each other for customers this holiday season — they’re also … Read more

Amazon may open 3,000 cashierless Go stores

Amazon Go grew from a single convenience store to four over eight months. A report … Read more

Florence drowns 5,500 pigs, 3.4 million chickens

The number of hogs and poultry killed in Hurricane Florence flooding is already double the … Read more

Eberhard’s launches new line of organic products

Organic milk will come from Madras dairy

For the first time in nearly a decade, Eberhard’s Dairy Products is launching a new … Read more

National business briefing

Facebook faces sexism charges Facebook has been criticized in recent years over revelations that its … Read more

Opposing president on trade is risky for Republicans in Congress

As President Donald Trump again ratchets up trade tensions with China and Canada, he has … Read more

China doesn’t have firepower to match Trump in trade war

BEIJING — President Donald Trump imposed tariffs in July on $34 billion in Chinese goods. … Read more

Oregon unemployment rate hits another record low

The state’s jobless rate fell slightly in August to 3.8 percent, according to data out … Read more

SeaWorld, ex-CEO settle SEC’s ‘Blackfish’ probe for $5M

SeaWorld and its former CEO, Jim Atchison, will pay more than $5 million to settle … Read more

• Ascent Architecture and Interiors celebrated the grand opening in August of Conflux Brewing Co. … Read more

Early Stage semifinalists picked for BVC

Five companies will be selected to compete at Bend Venture Conference

A Bend audience will help choose the five companies that advance to the Early Stage … Read more

CBD Fountain adds scents to cannabidiol products

Owner plans to grow her own hemp

Creativity is cooking up inside a shared incubator space on Nels Anderson Place in Bend. … Read more

National business briefing

A new era for Time Magazine When Time magazine started in 1923, it hit upon … Read more

Trump hits China with tariffs on $200 billion in goods

President Donald Trump, emboldened by America's economic strength and China’s slowdown, escalated his trade war … Read more

Musk sued by caver he accused of pedophilia

Elon Musk, the brash Silicon Valley billionaire, was sued Monday by a British caver Musk … Read more

Coca-Cannabis? Coke looks into wellness drinks

The Coca-Cola Co. said Monday it is “closely watching” the expanding use of a cannabis … Read more

Fast food can’t keep up with ever-changing U.S. eating habits

Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are … Read more

Netflix sets sights on Oscars

TORONTO — Every September, major Hollywood studios gather here for a film festival and to … Read more

This store has no cashiers or checkout

Technology in San Francisco market is supposed to identify shoppers, their items and when they leave

SAN FRANCISCO — One recent afternoon, the city’s newest grocery market was trying to figure … Read more

50th anniversary package is a real-life Hot Wheels Camaro

PHILADELPHIA — The old saw goes that the only thing that separates men from boys … Read more

Getting trapped in a car is surprisingly common, deadly

Car entrapment happens more often and more easily than most people think and it can … Read more

Seattle’s video store holdouts

Last 3 strive to remain part of the neighborhood

SEATTLE — Mike Kelley was drawn to movies at a young age, often riding his … Read more

Tech workers delay having kids because of soaring cost of living

Even Bay Area tech workers blame a lot of their problems on housing. The region’s … Read more

Google: ’Googley’ does not mean ‘young’

Company fights age-bias lawsuit

Googlers are supposed to be Googley, but what exactly that means has become a key … Read more

Companies pledge to tackle climate change

SAN FRANCISCO — In the fight against climate change, government and industry have traditionally been … Read more

Nearly a quarter of workers in Deschutes County are 55 and older

Employers say older adults bring stability to the workforce

For the past five years, older workers have represented nearly a quarter of the workforce … Read more

Regulators begin to eye powerful tech firms

Calls on the federal government to rein in the tech industry have neared a fever … Read more

National business briefing

Stocks stage late rally to close up U.S. stocks posted a late rally to close … Read more

Exec defends saying drug hike was ‘moral requirement’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The head of a small Kansas City pharmaceutical company is defending … Read more

Retail sales decline, led by autos, apparel

U.S. retail sales rose by less than forecast in August following an upwardly revised July … Read more

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