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May 24, 2012 at 5:59 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The old Hynix building in West Eugene is empty right now. It's been that way since 2008 when the semi-conductor maker laid off more than 1,000 people. A new report claims a Seattle-based real estate investor is ready to bring...
May 24, 2012 at 5:59 PM
Is the Hynix plant about to be revived? The reported interest in the former semi-conductor's property has many wondering if the huge empty building will soon be back in business.
Dec 13, 2011 at 12:51 PM
Shirley Smith lost her job along with hundreds of others when the Hynix plant shut down in Eugene in 2008. After more than 3 years, her unemployment benefits had run out long ago.
Sep 28, 2010 at 9:11 AM
Oracle Corp. is suing Micron Technology Inc. in federal court, saying the semiconductor maker and other companies artificially inflated prices for microchips.
Sep 22, 2010 at 5:00 AM
Inside a rented building, American workers assemble electronic products and load circuit boards. That's a remarkable sight in this era of rampant offshoring.
Aug 16, 2010 at 12:52 PM
A deal to buy the shuttered Hynix plant in west Eugene and transform the facility into a solar cell factory has been reached but not finalized.
Aug 14, 2010 at 2:14 PM
From the Associated Press: A South Korean buyer has re-emerged in the sale of a shuttered Eugene computer-chip plant, and local development officials are hopeful a deal will be done soon to convert the plant into a solar cell factory. The Hynix...
Aug 11, 2010 at 3:59 PM
Several thousand unemployed Oregonians turn to job retraining programs in search of a boost into the job market. But economists are skeptical these programs are getting people back to work.
Jul 27, 2010 at 10:00 PM
Andy Deerdoff loves to go, whether on the playground or on his own mini motorcycle. But two years ago, the Springfield boy's "go" disappeared. He felt tired, and he had a fever that wouldn't go away.
May 3, 2010 at 7:00 PM
You can't talk about change in West Eugene over the last 13 years without talking about Hynix.
Feb 17, 2010 at 4:30 AM
In three and a half years at Hynix, Brandon Fox had been promoted twice. But his high-paying job as a department manager was gone overnight. Then he heard about a federal program that helps people go back to school.
Feb 14, 2010 at 12:00 PM
The economic downturn hit Oregon hard, and even as things improve, our new economy has forever changed the way many of us live, spend and save. In Lane County alone, 4,500 people lost their jobs as the major industries collapsed.
Feb 8, 2010 at 6:38 PM
Sixteen-month-old Allison Pomerleau is the picture of contentment as she giggles on her toy horse and exchanges high-fives with her father Aaron Pomerleau. Little Allison doesn't know these fun times with dad will go on a hiatus very soon.
Feb 8, 2010 at 10:50 AM
EUGENE - We're visiting today with Aaron and Angela Pomerleau.  Aaron was a former Hynix employee and has been jobless since the plant shut down in the summer of 2008.   He has decided to join the army, figuring it's the best recession proof job...