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Portland's 20-Year Growth Plan

OPB | July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: What will the Metro area look like in 20 years?

Candidates Face Off In Washington County Commission Race

OPB | May 05, 2014

MONDAY: Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse is challenging incumbent Washington County Commissioner Bob Terry.

Legislative Compromise On Urban And Rural Reserves

OPB | Feb. 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers have negotiated a compromise for a key piece of the growth plan in the Portland-metro area.

Will Damascus, Oregon Remain A City?

OPB | Oct. 29, 2013

TUESDAY: Residents of the Clackamas County city of Damascus will vote in November on whether or not to disincorporate.

Damascus Volunteers Quit In Protest

OPB | June 05, 2013

Fifteen volunteer Damascus city committee members resigned in protest of a behind-closed-doors, forced resignation of the city manager.

Apartments with No Parking

OPB | Sept. 18, 2012

More and more developers are putting up apartment buildings in Portland with no room for cars to park.

A Bigger Urban Growth Boundary

OPB | Oct. 21, 2011

Where will Portland area's urban growth boundary be expanded and why?

Box Stores in the City

OPB | July 18, 2011

How do national big box stores customize themselves for urban settings?

Getting Back to Work: Retraining

OPB | June 11, 2010

Do job retraining programs work?

Northwest Passages: Kathleen Alcala

OPB | July 30, 2009

Author Kathleen Alcala on borders, families, and writing to free people of cultural and personal restraints.

Within Bounds

OPB | March 31, 2009

What will the Metro region look like in twenty years if we don't expand the UGB?

The Big Look

OPB | Aug. 18, 2008

What is land of state-wide importance?