Gales Creek • traffic • Watts Oct. 4
Gales Creek Road remains closed for downed pole near Stringtown Road
What happens when the raised bed of a dump truck meets some power lines? A 5+ hour road closure, that's what. Gales Creek Road remains closed as of midnight Friday/Saturday.
OREGON • HEALTH • STATE Oct. 4
Gov. Brown issues temporary ban on flavored vape products
In a move to stem illnesses and deaths that the Oregon Health Authority and the Centers for Disaease Control has tied to vaping products, governor Kate Brown issued a 6 month ban on flavored vape products, among other efforts to halt severe lung illnesses.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Oct. 4
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: September 29 - October 5, 1930
Gales Creek, 1930. 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. This week, a new addition to the family is born as the family prepares for winter.
Gales Creek • infrastructure • business Oct. 4
The final Frontier: Frontier Communications is selling Oregon, other northwest customers
Goodbye, Frontier: the company expects to be rid of Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana customers by the end of the year, pending regulatory approval and final business negotiations as it sells operations in those states to WaveDivision Capital (This article is first in a series of many surrounding internet technology issues).
CONGRESS • TOWN HALL • TRUMP Oct. 1
National news dispatch: Bonamici town halls, impeachment, Merkley vaping legislation
Every Tuesday, check in for quick updates on news from Oregon's congressional delegation representing readers in our newspaper's territory, as well as other news of impact from the national stage. This week, we cover a series of town halls from Rep. Bonamici, reactions from Sen. Merkley to improve vaping safety, and reactions from Oregon's Congressional delegation on recently opened impeachment proceedings surrounding President Trump.