Black Lives Matter • PROTEST • WASHINGTON COUNTY Jun. 9
Seven days, twenty protests: Washington County residents march, protest, and call for change
In the span of one week, cities and communities in Washington County saw at least 20 protests decrying police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, from cities as small as North Plains to the county seat of Hillsboro.
FreeBanks • protest • Washington County Jun. 9
Black Lives Matter protest and march planned Friday in Banks
Organizers plan a protest and march Friday evening to show solidarity with Black community members in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, adding Banks as the latest small town in Oregon to hold such a demonstration.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Jun. 8
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: June 11- June 17, 1931
This week's installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries: Blackberries, raspberries, and a catastrophic mill fire injures Ted, just a few snapshots of life in Gales Creek in 1931.