Washington County

Andy Maggi | 05.13.10 5:13 pm

As many of you know, the Oregon League of Conservation Voters has been talking about the importance of getting Dick Schouten elected Washington County Commission Chair for months. OLCV Executive Director Jon Isaacs has called this race the most important local race in the state.

Toby Van Fleet | 05.05.10 3:47 pm

Watch Bob Stacey's latest ad and then sign up for the last Enviro Phone Bank on May 13!


Toby Van Fleet | 04.28.10 6:04 pm

Who we elect matters

Check out this great video, created by our friends at Compass Media, highlighting Oregon's environmental champions and the incredible environmental safeguards they have helped to secure that help preserve Oregon's unique quality of life. This video was unveiled at OLCV's 13th Annual Dinner for the Environment on April 23, 2010. More than 1,100 guests attended.

Andy Maggi | 04.13.10 11:12 am

For a while now OLCV has been talking about Dick Schouten and the race for Washington County Commission Chair. In fact, many of you may have just received an e-mail from us talking about our full leap to support his campaign. If you missed it, here a some of the reasons we are supporting Dick Schouten.

Andy Maggi | 01.13.10 1:13 pm

Earlier this week, a coalition of farmers and conservation groups released a map to show the areas they want to see protected as part of the current Urban and Rural Reserve designation process being undertaken by Metro and the region's County Governments.

Andy Maggi | 11.20.09 10:52 am

Land use gets a lot of recent  ink in local papers

It ain’t over till the fat lady sings is a phrase we all know well and like the phrase the Urban and Rural reserve planning process continues. The hotbed of activity for these discussions remains the farmland north of Hillsboro in Washington County, as well as the Stafford area in Clackamas County--which has been in the news lately.

Andy Maggi | 11.20.09 10:40 am

If you read a recent article in the Hillsboro Argus you may be asking yourself that question. A dairy near West Union and Helvetia wants to build a creamery to produce local milk for the region. However, due to the City of Hillsboro’s aspiration for urban growth and its attempts to get the areas around the dairy labeled urban reserves, the owners are having second thoughts.

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