Seattle-area T-Mobile lab tests 5G for everyday use

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Two decades ago, it was an old warehouse packed with stoves, refrigerators … Read more

Tomato trade war eases as U.S. agrees to end Mexico tariffs

The U.S. reached a deal to suspend tariffs on tomatoes from Mexico and implement import … Read more

Columbia Sportswear to expand

Apparel company buys 3 buildings west of Portland

Columbia Sportswear has purchased three buildings for $33 million to expand its campus just west … Read more

National business briefing

Trump shifts from payroll tax cut President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he is no … Read more

Spidey spat: Disney’s Marvel movies losing top hero

Spider-Man appears to have taken his last swing through Walt Disney Co.’s Marvel Cinematic Universe. … Read more

Low unemployment rate masks slowing job growth

Pace of job growth slows to less than 1% in July

The unemployment rate in Deschutes County stayed near its historic low in July, but those … Read more

Land trust seeks applicants for affordable housing

Kor Community Land Trust will hold the final information session for potential applicants to its … Read more

California mattress company competes with startups

Diamond Mattress modernized, rebranded and matched competitors trial periods

Shaun Pennington, 39, is president of Diamond Mattress, his family’s 80-year-old company, which is facing … Read more

Lawsuit: Creamery group falsely advertises milk source

SALEM — A class-action lawsuit states that an Oregon creamery association falsely advertises the source … Read more

Facebook rolls out tool to block data gathering

Users will be able to stop data collection from non-Facebook websites, apps

SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet … Read more

Eddie Bauer to shut down its Midwest call center

Jobs will be offshored to the Philippines

In yet another example of a beloved Northwest retailer trying to turn itself around, Eddie … Read more

National business briefing

Nike teams up with New York Sneaker giant Nike will sell New York City-branded merchandise … Read more

Business dispatches

• Central Oregon Dermatology added an office in Prineville at 124 NW Second St. The … Read more

Target to add drive-up lanes in Bend

Target plans to add drive-up service at its Bend store, according to a plan filed … Read more

CEOs: maximizing profits can no longer be the primary goal

The organization representing the nation’s most powerful chief executives is rewriting how it views the … Read more

National business briefing

Sales to Huawei OK’d to continue The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on … Read more

Washington, Oregon should be careful with pot tax money, Pew study warns

Washington, Oregon and other states that have legalized recreational marijuana should be careful about how … Read more

Deschutes Brewery brews up gold at pilsner competition

8 Northwest breweries put their best pilsners head-to-head

In a pilsner competition featuring some of the most respected lager brewers in the Northwest, … Read more

Homebuilder closes after starting jobs at Bend resort

Pronghorn, Broken Top homeowners file claims against Taylor Wolf

The first two houses that Taylor Wolf built at Pronghorn Resort stood out with their … Read more

In Walla Walla area, farmers are opting to return to horses

COLLEGE PLACE, Wash. — Light tillage was the job of the afternoon on a spring … Read more

UPS invests in self-driving trucks

ATLANTA — UPS announced its venture capital arm UPS Ventures is investing in autonomous driving … Read more

National business briefing

Tribes of Grande Ronde buy mill The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have purchased the … Read more

As citrus fades, Florida farmers diversify

Instead of oranges, farmers plant strawberries, minipumpkins, other crops and turn to agritourism

UMATILLA, Fla. — A maze made of stacked citrus picking bins will serve as a … Read more

Highest land prices are in Colorado, Nevada

Land price increase in Nevada, Colorado outpaces California

Across the country, the price of land occupied by single-family homes ticked up from 2012 … Read more

Lower mortgage rates could boost home sales

Worries about the world economy and the shaky stock market have given homebuyers a windfall. … Read more

Consumer sentiment drops on trade fears

U.S. consumer sentiment plummeted to a seven- month low in August on growing concerns about … Read more

Bend brewpub must close for 21 days after violations

Silver Moon Brewing’s pub will shut down on Sept. 21

Silver Moon Brewing will close its Bend brewpub for 21 days in September and October … Read more

National business briefing

Portland home sales up in July July brought some zip to a Portland area housing … Read more

Portland brewery embraces CBD-infused beer

For years the Coalition Brewing crew slugged it out in the Portland beer trenches. IPAs, … Read more

Amazon opens 4-star store in Seattle

SEATTLE — As Amazon looks for more ways to sell everything to everyone, its latest … Read more

Handmade 1972 Nike shoes sold for $50K

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A pair of handmade Nike track shoes from the 1972 Olympic trials … Read more

Bend bike axle maker acquires California firm

The Robert Axle Project, a Bend-based maker of bike thru axles, acquired Old Man Mountain … Read more

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