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opinion • letter to the editor • politics March 5
Letter to the Editor: Let voters decide on cap and trade
Letter to the Editor: Let voters decide on cap and trade, by Adam Lardy, Buxton resident, Vice President and founding board member of Timber Unity
FreeGales Creek • HEALTH • CORONAVIRUS March 5
In Gales Creek, school officials plan for the coronavirus
As schools eye how they will respond to the new coronavirus, the Forest Grove School District faces a unique challenge: Oak Grove Academy, which draws students from the Forest Grove School District area, as well as students from Banks, McMinnville, and Hillsboro.
WASHINGTON COUNTY DISPATCH • GOVERNMENT • elections March 5
County News Dispatch: Filing deadline for political office approaches, short term rentals, county K-9
This week’s installment of the County Dispatch: 75 days until the May 19 primary elections, the county wants to hear from you on short-term rentals, an article about a very good boy, and more!
FreeWashington County • Health • coronavirus March 4
Washington County adopts emergency declaration to address coronavirus
County officials were quick to stress that the declaration does not mean that the public faces any more risk than it did, but rather that the declaration permits the county to access certain resources and cut through red tape.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK March 4
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: February 26 - March 11, 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. This week, the film "Cimarron" is a big hit with the family, with three viewings by family members. The film would go on to win the Oscar for Art Direction, Writing (Adaptation), and Outstanding Production at the 4th Academy Awards later that year.
FreeForest Grove • Schools • Health March 3
FGSD: No plans yet to close or cancel school or activities during coronavirus outbreak
“We will update staff and families as the situation evolves. We have no current plans to close or cancel school, classes or activities at this time, however, if the illness spreads, we will work with public health officials to determine next steps,” a letter from FGSD superintendent Dave Parker read.

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