FreeFire • ODF • coronavirus May. 7
Fire officials warn of increased wildfire danger this weekend
With temperatures expected to be in the low 80’s and high 70’s for much of the state this weekend, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is warning that conditions in April and May have been unusually dry and could pose increased fire danger.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • health • food May. 7
OHA: No evidence COVID-19 is transmitted from food, food packaging
The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Agriculture released a joint statement saying there is no evidence that animal or human food, or food packaging, is associated with the transmission of COVID-19.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • OREGON • GOVERNMENT May. 7
Oregon reopening starts May 15 under governor’s coronavirus plan
Come May 15, Oregon will take its first steps along the tightrope of reopening public life, tentatively lifting its coronavirus stay-home order on a county-bycounty basis and once again changing the rules of social and economic engagement across the state.
FreeCoronavirus • Oregon • state parks May. 5
Some state parks opening to day use after 6-week closure
Some state parks will open this week, but not the Banks-Vernonia State Trail or Stub Stewart State Park, according to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
FreeCoronavirus • Health • GALES CREEK May. 5
State releases zip code data for COVID-19 cases
Because of a mishmash of zip codes in the region, It's unclear if any cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Gales Creek area.
FreeWashington County • coronavirus • event May. 5
Two upcoming digital town halls will feature elected officials and public health officials
Two online town halls featuring local politicians and health officials have been scheduled to take place Thursday, May 7 and Monday, May 11.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK May. 4
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: May 7- May 13, 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 family heads to a relic of Old Portland to see a dance/walking competition at Lotus Isle.