Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder and Burgerville representatives announced the winners of the Nutcase Helmets design contest on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Hawthorne Blvd. Burgerville. A panel of judges, including representatives from Burgerville, Metro, Nutcase Helmets and Work for Art, joined KGW meteorologist Matt Zaffino, an avid cyclist, to select eight winners from the more than 400 entries.
Viewing by month: January 2012
News and blogosphere mentions for the week of Jan. 30, 2012
Flooding at Oxbow Regional Park in January caused erosion near the campground, forcing Metro parks officials to close a road and bathroom.
Local policies designed to preserve farmland and make livable neighborhoods have made the Portland area well prepared to reduce emissions related to climate change, but more work will be needed to meet state targets and maintain the quality of life the region is striving for.
Whether its bird sightings or stage shows that make for great entertainment, this is the week to indulge in a little family fun. Catch this year's Raptor Road Trip at Sauvie Island or treat the family to a Magic School Bus adventure that's both fun and informative.
One of the MPAC citizen reps has served since 2000, but timing leads some to wonder whether politics prompted the change.
Community members who live in the Southwest corridor area, between Portland and Sherwood, are invited to help develop a common vision for communities and the Southwest Barbur Boulevard/99W corridor.
Reinvigorating Milwaukie's waterfront has been a public priority for nearly half a century. After dedication and money from local governments and nonprofits, both residents and salmon will have reason to come and stay a while.
Metro recently expedited approval of federal and state air quality reviews to help a package of road improvements stay on pace to be finished in time for the expected opening of Intel's D1X facility next year.
Metro's Natural Areas Program has purchased 550 acres in western Multnomah County during the past two years, including a significant addition last month. As this network of wildlife habitat grows, so do the possibilities for restoration and recreation.