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.

Damascus Faces Land-Use Laws Sanctions

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014 4:37 p.m.

The city of Damascus is facing possible sanctions for failing to follow Oregon land-use laws. On Thursday, the state held an enforcement hearing in Salem.

Redrawn County Lines Mean New Local Government For 'Area 93'

OPB | Dec. 31, 2013 4:08 p.m.

Call it a New Years present, 11 years in the making. Multnomah County is handing jurisdiction of 75 properties west of Forest Park to Washington County.

Environmental Groups Abandon Wyden's Eastside Plan Following Changes

OPB | Dec. 19, 2013 4:05 p.m.

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden's Eastside Forest Plan is now one step closer to passage. The bill was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Thursday.

Development Near Public Forests More Than Doubles

OPB | Dec. 04, 2013 3:09 p.m.

Development near public forests in Oregon and Washington more than doubled over a thirty-year period.

Short Timeline In Oregon's Land-Use Enforcement Against Damascus

OPB | Nov. 29, 2013 11:02 a.m.

The city of Damascus is facing possible sanctions from state officials, because it doesn't have an approved comprehensive plan.

Capital Press: Parks Commission OKs Developer, Rancher Land Swap

Capital Press | Nov. 20, 2013 11:56 p.m.

Oregon Parks Commission approves land exchange with Bandon Dunes golf developer. Ranch to become state park, nature area a golf course.

The Columbian: Environmental Group Sues Over Yacolt Quarry

The Columbian | Nov. 20, 2013 2:21 a.m.

Friends of the East Fork Lewis River file a lawsuit against the Yacolt Mountain quarry, claiming years of violations of the Clean Water Act.

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