Gales Creek • Fire • Highway 6 Oct. 26
Gales Creek home destroyed in fire
A home on Lyda Drive was destroyed in a fire the afternoon of Friday, October 25.
The occupant of the home and a dog safely evacuated the home, but a cat is still unaccounted for.
Gales Creek • Fire • Highway 6 Oct. 25
Home on Lyda Drive burning in Gales Creek near Highway 6
Highway 6 is closed as a home in Gales Creek burns near Lyda Drive and Highway 6, according to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue.
Forest Grove • Forestry • ODF Oct. 23
Two Oregon Department of Forestry committees meeting soon in Forest Grove
Two separate public meetings of citizen committees will meet close to home in Forest Grove in the next seven days, bringing a slew of updates and discussion about forestland locally and statewide to committee members and members of the general public.
OREGON • HEALTH • STATE Oct. 22
Ban on flavored nicotine-based vape products halted by Oregon Court of Appeals
Two days after Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s flavored vape ban executive order went into effect on October 15, the Oregon Court of Appeals temporarily stayed part of the order after several vape businesses and a trade group challenged the rule in two separate lawsuits.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Oct. 21
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: October 6 - October 26, 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. In this edition, the family dips into the newspaper business, a birthday is celebrated, and tragedy strikes on Saddle Mountain.