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Facing a series of legal challenges to hotel project, Metro asks court to hear them all at once

finances & funding, visitor venues, reporting

Hotel renderingFaced with the potential of years of litigation about the proposed convention center hotel project, Metro announced Tuesday that it's turning to a somewhat obscure bit of law in hopes of answering all of the legal challenges at once.

Statement from Metro Council President Tom Hughes on convention center hotel project

visitor venues

Metro is committed to creating good jobs now and into the future for all residents of our region.

One way we can do this is through the Convention Center Hotel project. Today, Metro, the owner and operator of the Oregon Convention Center, took an important step towards achieving the goals of this job creation initiative by filing an important request with the courts.

Help plan the future of our region! Take the residential preference survey

public comment, urban growth boundary, planning and policy

Having a safe, comfortable and affordable place to live is a shared aspiration for all residents in the Portland metropolitan area.

Metro revamps Hispanic engagement ahead of trail project outreach

natural areas, planning and policy

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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From cinder cone to wildlife haven

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