TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST • event • COAST RANGE Feb. 27
Tillamook Forest Center reopens Wednesday, March 4
The popular interpretive center in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest will reopen for the season on Wednesday, March 4.
Gales Creek • business • agriculture Feb. 27
Gales Creek Chamber learns about moles, voles, and gopher holes
After extensive research, Gower settled on a mechanical spring trap that rests inside the rodent tunnels, and after 18 months, he’s caught more than 150 gophers and moles on his property, along with other rodents such as voles.
WASHINGTON COUNTY DISPATCH• GOVERNMENT • Metro Feb. 27
County News Dispatch: ICE, Metro parks, equity resolution adopted, Human remains found in county
This week’s installment of the County Dispatch: Metro parks update, human remains found — twice — in the county, county board of commissioners news, and more!
Salem • Transportation • utilities Feb. 24
Utility companies could charge Oregon ratepayers for electric vehicle infrastructure improvements under proposed HB 4066
A bill to allow the state Public Utility Commission (PUC) to provide electric companies with the ability to recover costs for electric vehicle investments — such as electric vehicle charging stations —from ratepayers could become law if it comes to a vote before the Oregon short legislative session comes to an end.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Feb. 24
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: January 19 - February 25, 1931
What was life like in the Gales Creek Valley in the 1930's? Find out in this installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries. Gladie and Esther take turns writing in this edition.