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Grants Awarded For Main Street Projects Throughout The State

Oregon Heritage, an Oregon Parks and Recreation Department division, awarded 27 matching grants worth nearly $5,000,000 to Oregon Main Street Network organizations across the state for building projects that encourage economic revitalization. Projects range from façade improvement to basic facilities and housing with awards ranging from $62,930-$200,000. The department funded[Read More…]

Free Fishing This Weekend In Oregon

Residents and nonresidents can fish, clam and crab for free throughout Oregon this weekend, but all other regulations apply. In other words, no fishing/shellfish licenses or tags are required, but all closures, bag limits and size restrictions still apply. Be sure to know the rules in the waterbody you plan[Read More…]

Gardening Can Be Accessible To All With Some Adjustments

Gardening is one of the more therapeutic things a person can do – emotionally, mentally and physically – but for some it seems out of reach. Good design and practices can make gardening accessible for everyone. “We all have challenges if we live long enough,” said Corinne Thomas-Kersting, a retired[Read More…]

Ward Creek Restoration Project

Despite a small turnout at the first informational workshop of the Ward Creek Restoration Project, the effort, led by local realtor Niki Murphy is undaunted, with plans for several more meetings in the near future for the cleanup of the creek that runs through the town of invasive plant species,[Read More…]