In a state famous for its timber industry, a new form of lumber is making its debut at an Oregon Zoo construction project.
A committee of northwest Portland community leaders has selected 10 organizations to receive $114,787 in grant funds to enhance their work in community support and neighborhood improvement.
Officials from the convention center are negotiating with Solar City to install as much as to two megawatts of solar panels, which could supply 25 percent of the center’s annual electricity.
In 1903, brothers John Charles Olmsted and Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., charged with planning a Portland parks system, came up with a novel concept: the 40-Mile Loop.
The city was preparing for the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, and the Olmsted brothers envisioned a signature trail around Portland and its suburbs.
More than a century later, it’s still not finished. But that could soon change.
A partnership of AmeriCorps volunteers, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and Metro are working to help restore a native prairie near Wilsonville.
A main thoroughfare through the heart of Cornelius is becoming tree-lined this fall as the final step in a $3.6 million project to upgrade the streetscape in that Washington County city.