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CRIME • Hagg Lake • Washington County Sheriff's Office Feb. 7
Cpl. Jeremy Braun looks toward returning to work after being shot in line of duty
"The valley of the shadow of death is very small, very narrow, and you have to go through it alone," said Corporal Jeremy Braun of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. After being shot at close range with a shotgun near Hagg Lake nearly six months ago, Cpl. Braun spoke about his recovery, the shooting, his family, and his intention to return to work.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Feb. 6
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: January 12- January 18
What was life like in the Gales Creek Valley in the 1930's? Find out in this installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries. This week, Gladie continues duties as a scribe for Esther, the family sees some success in fur trapping, and more.
GALES CREEK • Forest Grove Fire & Rescue • CHURCH Feb. 6
PHOTOS: Local fire agencies conduct training burn in Gales Creek
Forest Grove Fire & Rescue, Banks Fire District 13, Gaston Rural Fire Protection District, and the Cornelius Fire District all participated in a training burn in Gales Creek on Saturday, February 1 at a building located on the Gales Creek Church of God property.
Salem • politics • Timber Unity Feb. 4
Timber Unity convoys from throughout Oregon expected to descend on Salem on Thursday
A thousand log trucks, semi-trucks, dump trucks, well drilling equipment and more vehicles are expected to converge on Salem on Thursday, February 6 to protest SB 1530 as part of a Timber Unity effort to protest cap-and-trade legislation. Locally, convoys will begin early Thursday morning in Tillamook and at the North Plains weigh station.
Technology • Salem • Privacy Feb. 3
Dangerous use of a drone in Oregon could result in steep fines, jail time
An Oregon law passed by the Oregon Legislature in 2019 makes it a class A misdemeanor for intentionally exhibiting dangerous behavior with a drone.

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