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  • PORTLAND, Ore. _ Northwest Natural Gas Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.2 million. Northwest Natural Gas expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.10 to $2.30 per share. Northwest Natural Gas shares have fallen 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HELENA, Mont.— President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan that will cut carbon dioxide emissions nationwide 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers. There are two main reasons, according to the Environmental...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 4- Steve Gutmann used to have a basement that he never used. His Honda Civic sat idle in front of his Portland, Ore. house. Now strangers use Getaround.com to book Gutmann's $6- an-hour car for errands and travelers stay in his newly refurbished basement apartment, listed at $115 a night on AirBnb.

  • BEAVERTON, Ore. _ Great Ajax Corp. on Monday reported profit of $5.4 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Beaverton, Oregon- based company said it had net income of 36 cents. Keywords: Great Ajax, Earnings Report.

  • HAGERSTOWN, Md.— The new owner of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in western Maryland is in no hurry to make changes. Las Vegas- based Golden Entertainment Inc. plans a patient approach to running the 200- room hotel, 18- hole golf course and casino inside Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland, 130 miles west of Baltimore, Chairman Blake Sartini said Monday.

  • To Cheryl Hendricks in parched California, it's simple: To put food on the table "we rely on agriculture." She and her husband are taking shorter showers and removing lawn in response to California's four-year drought, but for growers and ranchers "it's more important for them to have it. In California, for example, agriculture accounts for 80 percent of all water...

  • An Oregon bakery was fined $135,000 for refusing to bake a cake for a lesbian couple's wedding. A Louisiana man posted a video to the Internet lambasting a local Wal-Mart for not making a cake with a Confederate flag on it. "Cake has had symbolic meaning in this country," even aside from politics, said Stephen Schmidt, food historian and writer for the Manuscripts...

  • SPARKS, Nev.— Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza...

  • A blockade in Portland, Oregon, that included environmental protesters dangling from a bridge unsuccessfully attempted to keep a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic. Royal Dutch Shell PLC and other companies want to tap into U.S. Offshore Alaska offers some of the most prolific, undeveloped hydrocarbon basins in the world,...

  • PORTLAND, Ore.— Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an Arctic drilling operation. The Fennica left dry dock Thursday afternoon and made its way down the Willamette River toward the Pacific Ocean soon after...

  • PORTLAND, Ore., July 30- An icebreaking vessel key to Royal Dutch Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic departed Portland, Oregon, late on Thursday, navigating between a narrow gap of environmental activists dangling from a bridge after a two-day human blockade. Several Greenpeace activists appeared to bow to orders from police to lower themselves into...

  • FEI beats Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:24 PM ET

    HILLSBORO, Ore. _ FEI Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $37.3 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 78 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $221.4 million.

  • Lattice reports 2Q loss Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 4:48 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore. _ Lattice Semiconductor Corp. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $35.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 1 cent per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $119.4 million.

  • Columbia Sportswear reports 2Q loss Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore. _ Columbia Sportswear Co. on Thursday reported a loss of $6.5 million in its second quarter. Columbia Sportswear expects full-year earnings to be $2.25 to $2.35 per share. Columbia Sportswear shares have risen 40 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PORTLAND, Ore., July 30- Greenpeace protesters dangling from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday forced back an icebreaker that Royal Dutch Shell needs in Alaska to start drilling in the Arctic. The 13 Greenpeace protesters, who rappelled down from the bridge over the Willamette River early on Wednesday, are hoping to shorten Shell's Arctic drilling season...

  • PORTLAND, Ore., July 30- Greenpeace protestors dangling from a bridge on Thursday in Portland, Oregon, halted an icebreaker that Royal Dutch Shell needs in northern Alaska before it can start drilling into the region's oil zone. The 13 Greenpeace protestors, who rappelled down from the bridge over the Willamette River early on Wednesday, are hoping to shorten...

  • PORTLAND, Ore.— A federal judge in Alaska on Thursday ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters dangle from a bridge in Oregon and block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic. There was no sign that the protesters were going to abandon the blockade in Portland after the ruling in Anchorage by...

  • July 29- Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday said same-store sales growth cooled again in the third quarter, hurt by competition and an overcharging scandal in its New York City stores, and its shares tumbled 11 percent in after-hours trade. The rapid deceleration is troubling for investors, who have wondered how long Whole Foods could maintain its grip on the...

  • NEW YORK— Whole Foods is feeling pinched after New York City officials found it was overcharging customers. Robb said that "nobody gets it 100 percent right" when it comes to weights and measurements in the grocery industry, but that Whole Foods was nevertheless taking steps to prevent overcharging going forward. "We're not sure why Whole Foods was singled out for...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Mary Hudetz, a former Associated Press journalist and current editor of Native Peoples Magazine in Phoenix, will return to the AP in August to become the news cooperative's law enforcement reporter in Albuquerque. "We are excited to have her join our team in Albuquerque." Her nearly two-year stint as editor of the bimonthly Native Peoples...