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The 46-acre pumice mine is right next to the 10 acres already being developed by OSU-Cascades.
Oregon State University says it expects to complete the purchase of a 46-acre pumice mine by December or January.
Land use | Communities | Water | Politics | Environment | Fish & WildlifeMarch 4, 2015 2:30 a.m.
The Washington and Oregon legislatures are considering limits on suction dredge mining -- a technique that uses large floating vacuums to suck up rocky streambeds and sift out precious metals.
The long-time head of Oregon's Department of Geology And Mineral Industries, Vicki McConnell, is leaving at the end of February.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has signed a bill into law that will limit the number of small gold-mining dredges in Oregon's waterways.
News | Transportation | localAug. 22, 2013 8:10 p.m.
A global mining giant is planning to spend $2.6 billion over the next several years on work at its Jansen mine in Canada's Saskatchewan province.
News | Politics | local | OPB News BlogJune 19, 2014 8:17 p.m.
At first, Oregonians had to laugh with the rest of the nation over the many, many jokes made about Cover Oregon’s epic meltdown. But now, a political action committee for the House Republicans has a new campaign that seeks to make some political hay over the failed health care exchange by pointing the finger at state Democrats.
Land | Land use | History | Nation | News | Science | Agriculture | Communities | EconomySept. 14, 2016 6:37 p.m.
A new report from Oregon’s Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shows that an area that conservationists want to protect is rich in mining potential.
Now that farmers market season is in full swing, you're probably wondering what’s new and in season. But before you fill a basket with only spring classics like strawberries and rhubarb, consider trying miner's lettuce and flowering broccoli.
The former Walkmen frontman records an album with the help of Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij. Throughout, the two surround the singer's voice with surprising, sometimes old-fashioned sounds.