Mail Tribune: Medford Looks For Room To Stretch Out

Medford Mail Tribune |Sept. 15, 2014 12:33 p.m.

Faced with the prospect of running out of buildable land in the near future, the city of Medford may seek approval from the state to add another 1,650 acres to its urban growth boundary.

Post Recession, Little Change In Clark County Growth Boundary

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 3:42 p.m.

Clark County expects small expansions to urban growth boundaries in cities like Battle Ground and La Center in its new comprehensive plan.

Walk To Willamette Falls Gets Closer, After Metro Council Vote

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 4:30 p.m.

Metro councilors approved an agreement to pursue land for the first piece of public access, called the "river walk."

Report Shows Portland May Already Have Enough Room To Grow

OPB |July 16, 2014 6:10 p.m.

A report out Wednesday suggests that Portland's urban growth boundary might not have to expand to accommodate the people expected to move in, over the next 20 years.

Statesman Journal: Oregon Caves Bill Passes Senate

Statesman Journal |July 10, 2014 1 p.m.

A bill expanding the Oregon Caves National Monument by 4,070 acres and granting a subterranean river Wild and Scenic protection passed the U.S. Senate Wednesday night.

Should Metro Stay Out Of Neighborhood Density Debate?

OPB |June 26, 2014 4:46 p.m.

Increasing density in single-family neighborhoods could be headed to ballots across the Portland area this fall.

Oregon Planning Agency Would Prioritize Farm, Forest Longevity

OPB |June 23, 2014 5:11 p.m.

The state agency responsible for governing Oregon's local land-use plans has come up with a new plan for itself.

Judge's Ruling Clears The Way For New Sno-Park West Of Bend

OPB |April 23, 2014 5:32 p.m.

The U.S. Forest Service says a new sno-park west of Bend should be open to visitors by next winter.   The announcement comes roughly a week after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the project.

Oregon Lawmakers Organize Meeting To Settle Disputes Over Urban, Rural Reserves

OPB |Feb. 20, 2014 6:32 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers say a new appeals court ruling could unite opposing groups behind a new plan for where development should occur in the Portland metro area.

State Losing Patience With The City Of Damascus

OPB |Jan. 10, 2014 10:20 a.m.

The city of Damascus could lose a portion of its money from the state. Officials discussed enforcement actions  at a hearing Thursday in Salem.

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