Clackamas County Updating Landslide Risk Maps

OPB | April 01, 2014 4:25 p.m.

Clackamas County has teamed up with the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries and other municipalities to create up-to-date geologic maps. 

Central Oregon Sees More Tourism Events On Farmland

AP | Feb. 24, 2014 8:28 a.m.

An improving economic climate and clearer state guidelines about agritourism have fueled an uptick in tourism events on farmland in Central Oregon.

Plan For Development In Portland Metro Derailed By Court Ruling

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 12:15 p.m.

An Oregon Court of Appeals ruling announced Thursday derails a regional plan for future development in the Portland metropolitan area.

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.

Blue Mountain Eagle: Next Steps Envisioned For Grouse State Park Deal

Blue Mountain Eagle | Nov. 13, 2013 1:06 a.m.

State Parks staff is advising the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission to take the next steps to seal the Bandon Biota-Grouse Mountain Ranch deal, but also to undertake “a good faith effort” to resolve concerns voiced in Grant County.

Wildfires Threatening Dozens Of Homes Near The Dalles

OPB | Aug. 19, 2013 10:09 a.m.

The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is telling residents of about 70 homes to be ready to evacuate.  That's as a series of wildfires continues to burn in the rolling hills southwest of the Dalles. 

Southwest Oregon Fires Will Likely Burn Into The Fall

OPB | Aug. 16, 2013 2:46 p.m.

Fire crews continued to make progress Friday on a number of large fires burning in Southwest Oregon. 

Oregon Counties Consider Weapon Facility’s Fate

OPB | Aug. 16, 2013 1:32 p.m.

Officials from Umatilla and Morrow counties are weighing what to do with a former storage facility for deadly chemical weapons, according to the Hermiston Herald. 

Road Closures Considered In Response To Tree-Sitters

OPB | Aug. 12, 2013 12:01 p.m.

Environmental activists are sitting in trees to protest a planned timber sale in Southern Oregon.

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