Airbnb stops operations in Israel’s West Bank

Airbnb, the popular home sharing operation, pulled its services from the disputed West Bank in … Read more

Lines form in Massachusetts to buy legal pot

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — Early Tuesday morning, retired trucker Roger Crocker finished his overnight shift as … Read more

Business dispatches

• The Environmental Center presented its 2018 Sustainability Awards to the following businesses and organizations: … Read more

Central Oregon unemployment rates tick up as hospitality industry sheds jobs

Seasonal change affects local jobs Unemployment in Central Oregon ticked up slightly due to seasonal … Read more

Galveston Avenue landlord sues over parking rights

Beer tasting room permitted next door to Sunriver Brewing Co. in Bend

Competition over beer and parking on tourist-­heavy Galveston Avenue has erupted into a $3 million … Read more

State: Most pot-growing operations in compliance

After saturating the field of marijuana growers with inspectors this fall, the Oregon Liquor Control … Read more

Streaming brings new life to animation

Netflix, Amazon spend heavily on content for adults and kids

For a decade, veteran TV executive Fred Seibert’s studio pitched an edgy animated story inspired … Read more

Aid for farmers stung by trade war has helped few

WASHINGTON — America’s farmers have been shut out of foreign markets, hit with retaliatory tariffs … Read more

David’s Bridal has filed for bankruptcy

David’s Bridal, the largest wedding retailer in the U.S., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection … Read more

Nissan exec arrested in financial scandal

TOKYO — Carlos Ghosn, who created an alliance between Nissan and Renault that made it … Read more

National business briefing

Tech losses drag down markets Apple, Microsoft and Amazon sustained some of the worst losses … Read more

Scammers target teens in search of jobs, student loans

Giving up account information creates liability

Speaking to high school classes throughout Central Oregon about personal finance, Julie Rugg sees a … Read more

Ferry supporters push for service between Portland and Vancouver

Portland is “woefully lagging behind” fellow river cities around the globe, backers of an upstart … Read more

The best shopping holiday for travelers is not Black Friday

Those looking to score the cheapest airfares around this Thanksgiving holiday shopping season may have … Read more

Health Authority: Senior citizens should get a high-dose flu shot

A high-dose flu vaccine has been shown to be much more effective at keeping seniors … Read more

What you need to know about the 737 MAX plane

Boeing’s popular 737 MAX aircraft and one of its flight control systems are now in … Read more

Fidelity president’s message to women: Break the intimidation cycle

She thinks women are underserved by the financial industry and is using her position to change the landscape for women, minorities

Kathleen Murphy is fed up with the investment world being created by men in the … Read more

Women increase slightly in Microsoft’s workforce

Microsoft showed a small increase in the proportion of women in its employee ranks, rising … Read more

Toyota adds style to 2020 Corolla

Proving that Toyota executives are committed to injecting their automotive appliances with a vitality that … Read more

White dove release business flying high

Twenty-one white doves emerged from white wicker baskets one afternoon in downtown Detroit and launched … Read more

Mountain bike suspension company adds employees, warehouse space

CushCore launched two years ago in Bend

Adam Krefting and Dan Hallada are hoping to make an impact with mountain bike tire … Read more

Oregon pot prices plunge; sales soar

Rampant overproduction in Oregon’s market for legal, recreational marijuana has produced a 50 percent decline … Read more

Ford recalls 4 models

Dealers will asses and fix problem at no cost to owners

Ford issued four safety recalls in North America on Friday for recent models of SUVs … Read more

Paramount strikes deal with Netflix

Paramount Pictures has signed a multipicture deal with streaming giant Netflix Inc., Jim Gianopulos, chairman … Read more

Auto tariffs put on hold

The Trump administration is holding off on new car import tariffs as the government considers … Read more

Business People on the Move

• Roberta Benzen has joined EXIT Realty Bend, 805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 4. • … Read more

National business briefing

PG&E reassured After its stock plummeted over its possible role in California’s deadly wildfires, the … Read more

OLCC proposes new rules for recreational cannabis

Public comment open until Nov. 30

In an attempt to rein in the industry, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be … Read more

Regulator of California's largest utility eases bankruptcy concern amid fires

The head of California's Public Utilities Commission said he can't imagine allowing PG&E Corp., the … Read more

Smartphones rule at Nike’s new store

New York City flagship lets app define experience inside and outside the building

Nike has seen the future of brick-and-mortar shopping, and it revolves around your phone. The … Read more

Pot startup backed by John Boehner goes public

The cannabis startup backed by former Speaker of the House John Boehner is set to … Read more

FDA issues plan for e-cigarette restrictions

Plus: Ban on menthol cigarettes is in the works

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating … Read more

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