Delivering a State of the Region address at the City Club of Portland's Friday Forum, Hughes focused on the economy in his 28-minute speech, talking about bringing jobs to the Portland region and having employees ready to fill them.
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Healthy streams advocate Salmon-Safe has recertified the Oregon Convention Center for its commitment to reducing polluted runoff to the Willamette River.
The race to determine the Oregon Zoo's 2013 Mother of the Year grew heated at times but was thoroughly engaging, as keepers rallied behind their favorite animals and voters participated in record numbers.
The 1 million square foot center, which is owned and managed by Metro, is one of 20 convention centers of its size with certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Oregon Zoo's new De Brazza's monkey finally has a name: Augustus.
You don't need superpowers to be a "safety hero" this summer. On Saturday, May 4, the Oregon Zoo will host its 15th annual Safe Kids Day, sponsored by Safe Kids Portland Metro and American Medical Response.
The Oregon Zoo Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund to help introduce low-income and minority youth to the benefits of outdoor camping and conservation, officials announced this week.
Metro recently received $400,000 from the Oregon State Marine Board and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to construct additional car parking and landscaping at the M. James Gleason Memorial Boat Ramp launch point on the Columbia River.
Earth Day offers an excellent chance to consider many opportunities to green lifestyles, celebrate the natural beauty of the region and have fun outside and while seeing how we can make a difference to support our communities.
The Oregon Zoo's newest spring arrival – a critically endangered California condor chick – hatched on April 11 at the zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation, but not without a little help.