Gales Creek • Construction • Stringtown Apr. 12
Bridge replacement project rescheduled on Stringtown Road
After initially announcing in 2017 that the bridge over Prickett Creek on Stringtown Road would be replaced in the summer of 2019, the county now says its characterization of the bridge as a "decaying timber structure" was somewhat misleading and that construction has been pushed to 2022.
Column • Gales Creek Gatherings • Gardening Apr. 11
Column | Gales Creek Gatherings: Chick day, Garden Club, and Strawberry Festival
Gales Creek Gatherings is a column by guest writer, Sharon Hundley. Sharon will be covering local events and gatherings in the Gales Creek Valley, featuring community events, businesses, and special happenings. If you know of an upcoming event which is outside the regular community calendar events and would like to see it in here, please contact [email protected], with Sharon Hundley in the subject line.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Apr. 10
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: March 1930
Gales Creek, 1930 By Esther Lilly Hundley. Transcribed by Sandra Evans. These are the diary entries of Esther Lilly Hundley, who lived in Gales Creek with the Lilly clan after the family moved to Gales Creek in the 1880’s. They paint a picture of what it was like to live in Gales Creek and the surrounding areas. They are published as they were written, with original spelling.
Gales Creek • CPO • Balm Grove Apr. 9
Balm Grove, recycling, and a potluck on agenda for Wednesday, April 10 CPO meeting
A community gathering in Gales Creek will feature a potluck, an update on the Balm Grove Dam removal project, and a presentation on recycling.
Salem • Forestry • ODF Apr. 8
Oregon Department of Forestry seeks public input in Northwest Oregon State Forests Management, Habitat Conservation Plan
A public roundtable meeting will be held in Salem on Friday, April 12 to discuss the timeline and processes behind proposed changes to how the state manages some 667,000 acres of state-owned forestland west of the Cascade Mountains.