Oregon 2018 Ballot Measures

Measure 102: This is a constitutional amendment that removes the restriction requiring affordable housing built with some state funding to be government owned. It enables counties, cities, and towns to use bond revenue to be used in affordable housing development. This would permit non-government entities such as NGOs and developers Read more…

Dreaming at Noon

I distinctly remember, in April 2002, standing on top of the rim facing Picnic Lunch Wall. My dad and I drove past Smith when I was 11 and watched spring snowfall in light flurries on the gorge. I don’t even think I climbed that trip, but I know I learned the names of a few routes… 5 Easy Pieces, Darkness at Noon, and I know I dreamt quiet little dreams of someday being a speck on that sheer wall.