Juul to stop selling most of its flavors

The company will also halt its social media campaigns after pressure from FDA, public

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Facing mounting government pressure and a public backlash over the epidemic of … Read more

Amazon HQ2: What do the locations get?

Amazon.com will donate land for a new grade school near its new Long Island City … Read more

National business briefing

Petco to phase out artificial food Pet retailer Petco pledged Tuesday to stop selling dog … Read more

Business Dispatches

• Hayden Homes pledged $400,000 to Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation’s A Place to Soar … Read more

Central Oregon’s new tourism chief sees room for growth

Julia Theisen succeeded Alana Hughson as CEO of the Central Oregon Visitors Association

As the new head of the Central Oregon Visitors Association, Julia Theisen is in a … Read more

Deal to aid Seven Peaks Ventures of Bend

Seven Peaks Ventures of Bend is among the investors that will benefit from the $68 … Read more

Stocks dive as Apple supplier slashes outlook

Stocks dropped Monday, giving back a slice of their recent gains as investors dumped shares … Read more

NAFTA plan could be upended by Democrats’ House takeover

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s promise to quickly pass a revamped North American Free Trade … Read more

French regulators to study Facebook’s efforts to fight hate speech

Facebook will open its doors for French regulators to study its approach to combating hate … Read more

National business briefing

GE rout deepens General Electric’s chief executive officer tried to reassure investors, but the effort … Read more

Nissan GT-R is Pure supercar under $100K

Kudos to Japanese carmaker Nissan for coining the best term yet for a base model. … Read more

VW may pair up with Ford

Automakers in talks on electric cars, autonomous tech

Volkswagen and Ford are nearing a framework agreement to join forces on electric and self-driving … Read more

Congressional gridlock? Maybe not on these personal finance issues

Think there’s no hope for bipartisan cooperation now that the Democrats control the House of … Read more

‘Rational’ businesswoman was picked to temper Tesla’s mercurial Musk

In picking Robyn Denholm to keep Elon Musk in check, Tesla Inc.’s board went with … Read more

Voters put dog racing in America on its last legs

A controversial sport with a long history in Florida soon will be no more. On … Read more

Developer puts Platypus Pub demolition on hold

City of Bend says drive-thru plan fails to meet code

The developer who wants to build two drive-thrus on NE Third Street put his plans … Read more

Home sales report: Bend rises, Redmond drops in October

The median sale price of a single-family home in the Bend area ticked up in … Read more

People on the Move

• Shon Rae, Central Oregon Irrigation District deputy managing director, has been selected as a … Read more

Pepsi steps into the ring against LaCroix

Beverage maker expands market by putting sparkling water on campus

PepsiCo is broadening its attack on LaCroix, the upstart millennial favorite that dominates the surging … Read more

Fortune Magazine sold to Thai businessman for $150M

Fortune magazine, a founding brand of the Time Inc. empire that started publishing right after … Read more

National business briefing

Mortgage rates up to 8-year high Strong employment numbers caused mortgage rates to take off … Read more

Redmond Hotel developer wants more money from city

Renovation costs mount for historic hotel

Considered the cornerstone of downtown Redmond’s revitalization, the 90-year-old Redmond Hotel may remain closed to … Read more

State: Bend pharmaceutical manufacturer mishandled hazardous waste

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality fines Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality fined a Bend company $59,890 for improperly disposing hazardous … Read more

Beer feels the crush of tariffs

The U.S. does not have enough aluminum smelters to offset burden

For American brewers, metal tariffs are a bit of a buzzkill. This summer, as the … Read more

Google overhauls its sexual misconduct policy

Google said on Thursday that it would end its practice of forced arbitration for claims … Read more

National business briefing

Dollar strong as Fed upholds rates Stocks fell and the dollar extended gains after the … Read more

Bend IT contractor’s value tanks

Former N-Link employee sues for ESOP information

Mark Kalmbach owns about 3,600 shares of the Bend IT company where he was a … Read more

Residence Inn Bend to open

The newest hotel in Bend, the 105-suite Marriott Residence Inn on Bond Street, opens Thursday, … Read more

Will Amazon’s HQ2 transform cities for better or worse?

When Amazon announced plans to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America, it set … Read more

Amazon sends out holiday toy catalog

Amazon.com is gambling on glossiness and nostalgia to draw in shoppers with its first toy … Read more

Employees sue L.A. video-game maker over pay, harassment

LOS ANGELES — Riot Games has been under scrutiny since employees went public this year … Read more

National business briefing

Midterms deliver ratings surge In a big night for television news, 36.1 million people watched … Read more

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