CRUSTF water project can benefit all

The Columbia Basin is likely to become a greener place — agriculturally, economically and environmentally — if the new Columbia River-Umatilla Solutions Task Force’s vision becomes reality.

Green Portable Classroom Sets New Standard

A prototype green modular classroom is being built under an agreement with Portland State University, which the partners hope will be a model for healthy, energy efficient portable classrooms that address overcrowding.

Collaborating toward forest health, harvest

A brighter future for Northeast Oregon’s wood products industry is on the horizon if a collaborative effort focused on improving forest health and bolstering the regional economy succeeds.

Oregon’s green portable classroom effort advances

Portland State University is moving forward with its effort to build green portable classrooms with a finalized design and plans to build the first two prototypes this summer. The effort, launched in response to the demand for portable classrooms, is an Oregon Solutions project — carrying the support of Gov. John Kitzhaber.