River rights

A public private partnership to redevelop an industrial site at the base of the Willamette Falls in Oregon City is mired in conflict. Can the partners pull it off?

PDX wages, jobs lag

A sobering report says Multnomah County, the state’s main economic engine, ranked second from last in private-sector job creation among 194 Western counties and five multicounty areas from 1997 to 2009.