Since Nov. 7, Brian Stout, R-Columbia City, has been subject to a five-year order of protection from a former campaign volunteer who reported that he had sexually assaulted her and threatened her life. A Columbia County judge will continue hearing arguments over whether the order should remain in place later this spring.
A Fir Creek resident heads to Timber to do some blacksmithing, a telephone company starts in Vernonia, and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, chronicling 1923 in Gales Creek, Banks, and beyond.
Starting immediately (he’s already written two stories for us), you’ll see a new byline on some stories published in this newspaper. Please join me in welcoming Jake Moore.
A crash near the summit of the Coast Range on Highway 6 Saturday has resulted in a closure at milepost 33 until law enforcement and road crews can clear the crash and ODOT deems the highway safe to travel on.
Kotek plans to declare a homelessness state of emergency and sign an executive order calling for more housing on her first full day in office Tuesday.
Forest Grove Fire & Rescue took nearly 5,000 calls in 2022, with about 13% of them in the Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District, which includes Gales creek, Glenwood, Dilley, and more.
Readers of this newspaper in print and online may have noticed some subtle changes creeping in to the design, look, and feel of our newspaper and websites. They’re also going to start seeing changes to how we tackle stories, and an increase in news coverage and focus.
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Live in Gales Creek, qualify for SNAP benefits, and pay for garbage and recycle service directly? You may qualify for 75% off your garbage bill.
More than 40% of Oregon adults say the state’s forests are overlogged, but most also believe that harvesting timber is part of maintaining healthy forests, according to a recent survey.