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Nov 11 2019 thru Nov 17 2019

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Washington County • Government • Volunteer November 14
County News Dispatch: Volunteer opportunities, budget listening sessions, county and Metro parks
In this week's installment of Washington County news, we cover volunteer opportunities in Washington County, how to provide input to the county on a variety of issues, and updates on Metro's Chehalem Ridge Nature Park.
Gales Creek • Event • Business November 14
Gales Creek Holiday Bazaar Saturday November 16
The Gales Creek Church of God and Gales Creek Chamber of Commerce are joining forces once again to host the annual Gales Creek Holiday Bazaar, held in the gym of the Gales Creek School on Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Salem • politics • Government November 13
State news dispatch: Who's running for office, ODOT traffic safety, and Metro dollars for trails
A new feature: Check in on Wednesdays for a quick roundup of news from the state legislature, state politics and government, and other quick recaps of stories of statewide importance. This week, we talk about some of the candidates we'll be covering for the May 2020 Primary Election, look at a retiring politician, and hear a plea from ODOT to drive safer around emergencies on the road.
Crash • FGSD • Hagg Lake November 13
School bus driver involved in earlier crash arrested on DUI charge
After a school bus with ten Forest Grove School District students on board crashed near Hagg Lake today, deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office have arrested the bus driver and charged him with a DUI.
Crash • FGSD • Dilley November 13
Forest Grove School District bus crashes between Dilley and Gaston
No one was injured after a bus transporting Forest Grove School District students left the road and crashed near Gaston Wednesday morning.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK November 13
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: November 10 - November 16, 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, a lot of winter weather descends on the Gales Creek region and someone is finally successful during an elk hunt.
Salem • Transportation • Government November 13
Vehicle registration fees going up in 2020
A law passed in 2017 will become effective January 1, 2020, and drivers — especially of fuel efficient and electric vehicles — can expect to pay a lot more to register or renew a vehicle's tags.
Congress • impeachment • Trump November 12
National news dispatch: Impeachment proceedings to be televised, Wyden denounces Turkish government, diabetes awareness month
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 news surrounding impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, Oregon Senator Wyden denouncing the Turkish government, how the Portland Trailblazers tie into that, and more.
Tillamook State Forest • Crash • Highway 6 November 12
Highway 6 closed at summit for crash
According to ODOT, the Wilson River Highway — signed as Highway 6 — is closed at the summit of the coast range near the Tillamook and Washington County line.
COLUMN • Veteran's Day • Dilley • Verboort November 11
Column | Gales Creek Gatherings: Veteran's Day
"... American Legion Post 2 has for many years been involved in educating elementary students about the care, respect and significance of the American Flag," writes columnist Sharon Hundley in the latest installation of Gales creek Gatherings.

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