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.

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.

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