How Boeing, FAA OK’d 737 flight control system

As Boeing hustled in 2015 to catch up to Airbus and certify its new 737 … Read more

Oregon firm caught up in federal probe

Investigation tracks protected timber to Roseburg Forest Products

Four years of investigation into the illegal timber trade in West Africa led an environmental … Read more

Deschutes County is Oregon’s third-largest hemp growing county

Industrial hemp projected to be $1 billion commodity in Oregon

Oregon’s industrial hemp crop is poised to grow past $1 billion as products containing CBD, … Read more

BMW is thinning its lineup to cut costs

BMW will weed out its model lineup to reduce costs as the German luxury-car maker … Read more

A redesign or a ‘keep out’ sign for the homeless?

PHILADELPHIA — On Mondays, members of a running group with the organization Back on My … Read more

Relaxed standards

‘All the men are psyched’ about a big bank’s new dress code — but for everyone else, it’s complicated

Goldman Sachs, one of the last bastions of crisp-collared, bespoke-suited workplace attire, has loosened up. … Read more

Furniture for the disabled, thanks to 3D printers

Extended couch legs that make it easier to get off the sofa. An oversize switch … Read more

Sisters homeowners sue to stop mandatory gifts for charitable housing

Lawsuit say Hayden Homes’ community charitable fee is illegal in Oregon

A homeowners association in Sisters says the deed restriction that Hayden Homes created to support … Read more

Portland-area home sales slow year over year

Portland-area home sales picked up in February from a winter slump but remained cooler than … Read more

Tech giants to face a ‘reckoning,’ state attorneys general warn

Some of the country’s most powerful state attorneys general are signaling they’re willing to take … Read more

This beer started with 131-year-old yeast

Ingredients extracted from bottles found in the shipwreck of the SS Oregon

ALBANY, N.Y. — The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams’ new ale isn’t its hoppy … Read more

National business briefing

Tesla Model Y finally unveiled Tesla has unveiled a compact sport-utility vehicle called the Model … Read more

People on the Move

• John Snippen, a principal broker and Realtor at Coldwell Banker Morris in Bend, was … Read more

Controversial Oregon bill would define ‘independent contractor’

Bend Chamber of Commerce says measure hurts startups, remote workers

An Oregon bill that would restrict the use of independent contractors has drawn opposition from … Read more

Analysis: Nike shoes come undone

Nike’s most-advanced kicks have been turning into bricks. Blame the internet. Last month, Nike began … Read more

As organic agriculture grows, so do its problems

As organic food shifts from utopian movement to lucrative industry, a war is being waged … Read more

Baby boomers struggle with handing down businesses to family members

ORLANDO, Fla. — Khanh Tran, owner of Saigon Market in Orlando, has been slinging summer … Read more

National business briefing

Google employee breaks Pi record It begins with 3.14 and goes on forever. But the … Read more

Deschutes Brewery keeps top craft beer ranking

Despite decline in sales, Bend brewery still in top 10

Neither slumping sales, nor competition from cannabis knocked Deschutes Brewery off its perch as the … Read more

Facebook’s data-sharing deals subject of criminal inquiry

Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook struck with some of … Read more

America’s lightbulb revolution has made major gains in energy savings

Solar panels and wind turbines get a lot of attention. A more inconspicuous instrument is … Read more

Flir, one of the state’s last big tech firms, to open Virginia ‘headquarters’

Flir Systems, one of the few big technology companies that still calls Oregon home, said … Read more

National business briefing

U.S. stocks rise as pound jumps U.S. equities gained as data signaled a resilient economy … Read more

Unemployment rate rises in Deschutes County

Crook, Jefferson counties also had higher January unemployment rates

Unemployment rates rose across Central Oregon in January, and the rate was 4.7 percent in … Read more

In wake of crash, criticism of FAA mounts

Other nations ground Boeing jet as United States continues to allow its use

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is facing mounting criticism for backing the … Read more

In an era of unprecedented air safety, crashes stand out

Investigators and pilots have expressed concern over the reliability of the Boeing’s 737 Max 8 … Read more

How undersea cables bring the internet across oceans

The internet consists of tiny bits of code that move around the world, traveling along … Read more

Disney: Fox purchase to be finalized by March 20

Walt Disney Co. has set the date: It expects to wrap up its $71.3 billion … Read more

Trade wars leave Germany paralyzed by choice

The global order that underpins German prosperity is unraveling, and Angela Merkel doesn’t know what … Read more

Business dispatches

• Windermere Central Oregon Real Estate gave $10,250 to Central Oregon charities supporting low-income families … Read more

National business briefing

Voodoo to take credit cards After 16 years of cash-only transactions at Voodoo Doughnut, the … Read more

Tiny house neighborhood in Bend lands buyers

Hiatus developer Jesse Russell sets sights on new projects

There are people who watch television shows about tiny houses and people who go so … Read more

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