An oil well in Buxton? A century ago, there were hopes that the next oil rush was in Buxton and Manning. This and more in this week’s Dispatched from History.
A roundup of the live music and other events we’ve heard about this weekend and beyond, including live music at the Smokehouse and line dancing lessons near Dilley.
Our valentine to you: This week’s dispatches from history doesn’t require a subscription to read. Love, Chas.
It’s snowing again at higher elevations in western Washington County, and the Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a ‘Winter Weather Advisory’ for Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. and extending to 4 p.m. Thursday.
The Forest Grove School District board met Monday evening for a special board meeting to discuss the next steps in selecting a new superintendent to lead the administration of schools in Gales Creek, Dilley, Forest Grove, and Cornelius.
Washington County routinely fails to meet the health needs of people in mental health emergencies by dispatching armed police officers instead of trained behavioral health teams to help people in crises, Disability Rights Oregon said in a lawsuit filed on Monday.
A store in Banks goes bankrupt, a cow is killed after being smothered by a haystack near Gales Creek, and so many more snippets from exactly a century ago in rural western Washington County.
Oregon lawmakers headed to Salem early Monday morning for the start of a 35-day sprint to pass budget fixes and bills addressing some of the most pressing issues facing the state. Here’s how to follow along.
On Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18, fishing is free in Oregon. Inside: information on fish stocking in local ponds and more on the origin of trophy fish coming soon to Hagg Lake.
Remember a long time ago (about three hours ago) when Fern Hill Road reopened? Well, it’s closed again.