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Metro's proposed 2014-15 budget reflects signs of economic recovery

reporting, finances and funding

In her proposed budget, Metro chief operating officer Martha Bennett calls for about $118 million in general fund spending for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

Final planning forum scheduled for Thursday night in Beaverton

transportation, reporting, planning and policy, public comment

The forum, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Beaverton, is the final of three scheduled discussions on several of Metro's long-term planning efforts. Metro Councilors Kathryn Harrington and Craig Dirksen are scheduled to attend the forum at the Beaverton Library.

Portland footgolf to kick off at Glendoveer on May 6

activities, reporting

Oregon loves soccer. Oregon loves beer. Up to now, the two didn't really cross paths very often, at least in the participatory sense. A couple of pints of brew aren't really the preferred way to prepare for 90 minutes of running around chasing a ball.

Metro revamps Hispanic engagement ahead of trail project outreach

nature, reporting, planning and policy, public comment

A proposed trail in western Washington County has forced Metro to re-think its public engagement process, and led to the passage of a new Hispanic engagement plan by the Metro Council.

At 52, 'elder statesman' Packy has his cake, eats it too

visitor venues

Packy and cakePacky, the oldest male Asian elephant in North America turned 52 today, and keepers presented the six-ton senior citizen with a cake to match the occasion: a 40-pound whole-wheat confection, frosted with buttercream and topped with carrots, bananas, apples and sweet potatoes.

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Metro in the Media, April 14, 2014

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