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Should Smoking Be Banned In Public Parks?

OPB | Dec. 03, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The Portland Parks Board presented recommendations about smoking in public parks to Commissioner Amanda Fritz.

Geese Create Poop Problem For Portland

OPB | Aug. 18, 2014

MONDAY: Two groups have partnered in a pilot project to deal with goose droppings in public parks.

Oregon Considers Smoking Ban On Coastal Beaches

OPB | July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about the Oregon Parks Department's proposal to ban smoking on beaches along the coast.

New Recreation Trail Would Go From Valley To Coast

OPB | June 26, 2014

THURSDAY: The planned Salmonberry Corridor would trace 86 miles from Banks to Tillamook, often following railroad lines.

Slater Smith's Quest To Visit All Of Oregon's State Parks

OPB | Nov. 22, 2013

FRIDAY: Portland musician, Slater Smith, sets out to play a song in each of Oregon's state parks. We'll find out what happened.

Oregon Opens A New State Park, On The John Day River

OPB | Sept. 20, 2013

Oregon is about to open its newest — and soon to be second-largest — state park: Cottonwood Canyon, on sixteen miles of the lower John Day River.

Cuts to Portland Parks & Recreation

OPB | Jan. 11, 2012

Portland Parks & Recreation has come up with a list of proposed cuts (at the request of the city council) — they include cutting daily trash pick up and closing park bathrooms and facilities like the Fulton Community Center.

Smoking in Parks

OPB | Oct. 17, 2011

The City of Vancouver is considering legislation that would ban smokers from lighting up in parks. What do you think of this?

Funding Parks and Candidates

OPB | Oct. 05, 2010

How will you vote on funding parks through lottery money? How about continuing Portland's voter-owned elections?

Primary Conversations: Oregon Races

OPB | April 30, 2010

How are Congressional and state legislative primary races shaping up in Oregon?