Category: visitor venues
Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits, California condors, Oregon spotted frogs and other species native to the Pacific Northwest got some much-needed help recently as the Oregon Zoo Foundation awarded $25,000 to nine conservation efforts around the region through its Future for Wildlife grant program.
The Portland City Council voted 3-1, with Commissioner Dan Saltzman absent and Commissioner Steve Novick dissenting, to approve an agreement modifying a fund that handles regional tourism promotion.
Plans for a $198 million Hyatt hotel near the Oregon Convention Center inched forward Thursday after two unanimous approvals from the Multnomah County Commission.
Metro will hold an open house for the general public to learn more about the proposed convention center hotel project on Aug. 1.
Region one step closer to thousands of jobs after legislature approves $10 million for convention center hotel
The Oregon Legislature’s decision to invest $10 million in lottery funds to help bring more visitors to Oregon through construction of a convention center hotel paves the way for good jobs now and in the future and for greater prosperity for our entire state. Attracting more visitors by using Oregon’s reputation as a great place is a smart, strategic and responsible choice that supports private businesses and the families who depend on them.