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If you really want to read the background, the City's statement on the tree policy is below. The short of it is that if a Lake Oswego home owner wants to cut down a tree on one's own property that has a greater diameter than 5 inches, well then, one must go through the regulatory process, pay fees
No, the government should decide what happens on your property.
0% (0 votes)
No, unless the property owner has a reasonable belief that the tree is a threat to life or other property.
7% (1 vote)
Yes, this is America, and citizens ought to have the right to decide what to do with trees on their own property.
93% (13 votes)
Total votes: 14
My wife has seen a low-flying drone hovering about 30 feet above our backyard twice in the past couple of weeks. It was very noisy, more than a little creepy... and feels like a complete invasion of our privacy. I'd like to know what legislation is in the works to at a minimum require drone owners
Yes, Rip City baby!
50% (2 votes)
No, here's to next season.
50% (2 votes)
Total votes: 4
The Minnesota Senate said no to Sunday liquor sales advocates on a 28-35 vote that decided Minnesota will not join the majority of states in allowing liquor stores to be open seven days a week. Minnesota will not dump its 157-year-old liquor sales law. Advocates have grown louder in their
Uber entered the Portland market in 2014 without approval, then pulled out after being sued by the city for not following existing taxi regulations, and had to pay $67,750 in fines While Portland's City Council works to put well-defined regulations in place, Uber agreed to suspend its controversial
State-funded incentives for universities will change in 2015-2017 to reward universities based on how many students graduate and boosts funding for universities that award degrees to minorities, low-income students, rural residents and veterans. These incentives have historically been based on the
Yes! W/ restrictions (e.g. no more than 3 -4 chickens, no roosters and the owner must maintain a clean and sanitary atmosphere)
83% (5 votes)
Yes, with no restrictions
0% (0 votes)
17% (1 vote)
Total votes: 6
The candidates running for an open seat on Sherwood City Council in the upcoming May 19 special election are (from left to right) Renee Brouse, Ivonne Gebhardt and Alan Pearson.
Renters are now paying 30% of income on rent compared to just 25% historically, according to a recent real estate research by Zillow: Housing affordability –but particularly rents – are a concern in many areas nationwide. Compounding the problem is the fact that the least
The Portland Police Bureau is currently researching on-body cameras for police officers and would like to hear from the community about this important topic. The Bureau believes that the use of on-body cameras by police officers can improve community relationships, build trust and enhance officer


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