Latest Urban growth boundary Stories

2008-07-28 09:00:55

By Tyler Graf Washington County planners hope that sometime in 2009 they will be able to move ahead with their plan to develop 500 acres of land on West Bull Mountain, revamping the unincorporated area near Beaverton and Tigard by adding housing, parks and mixed-use commercial centers.

2008-06-26 09:02:36

By Tyler Graf With a goal of protecting rural land south of Lake Oswego, Metro has purchased 25 acres of land in the Stafford Basin for $1.8 million. The triangle-shaped area, which is located in the Tualatin River basin, includes five lots that will now be protected from future development.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.