03.22.12 The Morning Buzz



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Washington County Active Transportation Network Night – Thursday, March 29 at 5:30pm at Billys Bar.

Columbian.com – Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow to hold live chat Friday – Ridgefield Mayor Ron Onslow will join Columbian.com users this Friday at 10 a.m. for a live web chat. Click through for more information and to set up an e-mail reminder. What questions do you have about Ridgefield?



Wild Idea: Put Schools On Top of New York Skyscrapers – A team of Portuguese architects propose a lofty concept to fix America’s troubled education system.

The Convoluted Path to Ending Los Angeles’s Mural Ban – City officials are now trying to welcome mural artists back with a proposed new ordinance. But this regulation battle still has to deal with the particularly pesky monkey on its back.

Why People in Cities Walk Fast – Late last week our own Richard Florida wondered on Twitter whether pedestrian walking speeds might indicate a city’s economic activity — reflecting some sort of “urban metabolism,” as he put it.

Inside the UGB

Easter humor

Hillsboro considering building a baseball stadium, leasing to minor league team

Fanno Creek Trail crossing is put on hold after cost estimates soar

Good neighbors?

Paving the way

Hosticka, Parrish face off in ‘swing district’ race

Old Town camp defiant as city bureau fines pile up

Occupation on hold

Stafford unites with citizens’ group to fight compost plans

Portland’s Auditing Practices Receive High Marks

Damascus begins hunt for next city manager

Outside the UGB


 Puyallup weighs red-light camera contract renewal

Head of C-Tran praised but gets no salary hike