The Portland City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve an expansion of Providence Park Stadium, home to the Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns.
Federal environmental laws don’t shield the State of Oregon from a $1.4 billion lawsuit that alleges insufficient logging.
Officials in Oregon have approved construction permits for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation.
Voters in Josephine County finally passed a public safety levy. Also, we continue our series of conversations about Portland's next police chief. And we talk to local author Blake Nelson.
Nearly 30 years after environmental protections slashed logging in federal forests, Oregon counties that thrived on timber revenues for decades are struggling to provide basic services.
In a dispute that dates back decades, the Trump administration announced it will levy a 20 percent tariff on imports of softwood lumber from Canada, which is used primarily in housing construction.
News | Environment | local | ForestryCapital Press | April 21, 2017 2:21 p.m.
Last year, Linn County filed a lawsuit accusing Oregon of violating contracts with 15 counties by reducing logging on about 650,000 acres of forestland the counties had donated to the state.
When he was 14, Adu was the No. 1 pick in the 2004 Major League Soccer SuperDraft, going to D.C. United. He is the youngest player to score a goal in league history.
History | Forestry | Technology | Environment | NW Life | News | Battle ReadyOPB/EarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon
Winning World War II depended on raw materials. One such resource grew tall and green in the Pacific Northwest. From our series 'Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.'
Lever Architecture completes the nation's first cross-laminated timber building and clears designs for an 11-story tower, positioning Oregon at the forefront of a new, green technology.
News | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 30, 2016 12:41 p.m. | Prineville, Oregon
Crook County leaders voted 2-1 to reject the natural resource plan submitted by a local political action committee.
We talk about Springwater Corridor sweeps, UO award winning architecture and how to raise young men right.
Water | Climate change | Forestry | Environment | Land | Communities | Flora and Fauna | Fish & WildlifeOPB/EarthFix | Aug. 9, 2016 4:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The plans will govern how some Oregon forests are managed for the coming decades.
News | Environment | localStatesman Journal | Aug. 9, 2016 7:09 a.m.
Loggers and environmentalists wasted little time challenging the updated plan for federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management in Oregon.
Before the great recession, Oregon was producing about 4 billion board feet of lumber a year. That dropped after the recession as people stopped building houses.