Statesman Journal: Mining Company Fights For Permit To Drill Near Famed River

Statesman Journal |Dec. 09, 2014 2:05 p.m.

A mining company wants the Oregon Water Resources Department to reconsider its decision to deny a permit that would facilitate exploratory drilling near the headwaters of one of the country's most pristine river systems.

Portland Tribune: Region's Mayors Question Metro's Density Plans

Pamplin |Dec. 03, 2014 2:04 p.m.

Mayors from 25 cities in the Portland metro area are questioning whether a proposal to increase density will work — or whether it will push many new residents into outlying areas and increase congestion.

Coos Bay World: FERC Shoots Down LNG Pipeline Alternative

Coos Bay World |Nov. 12, 2014 11:20 a.m.

FERC isn’t siding with Coos County landowners when it comes to the path of the proposed Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline.

Coos Bay World: FERC Says LNG Plant Would Have 'Limited' Environmental Impacts

Coos Bay World |Nov. 07, 2014 11:16 a.m.

The first step of Jordan Cove's federal environmental analysis is complete.

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.

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