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Jun 22 2020 thru Jun 28 2020

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CRIME • TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST• SOUTH FORK FOREST CAMP June 23
Inmate who escaped work crew has history of running from authorities
Brandon Sykes walked away from a South Fork Forest Camp work crew late Monday morning near the Coast Range summit on Highway 6. It’s not the first time law enforcement officers have had to comb the forest for Mr. Sykes.
CRIME • TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST• SOUTH FORK FOREST CAMP June 22
Inmate walks away from work crew near Highway 6 summit
A man walked away from an inmate work crew near the summit of the Coast Range on Highway 6 around 11:35 a.m., according to the Oregon Department of Corrections, who are seeking the public's help in locating Brandon Sykes, age 35.
Hillside • fire June 22
Small brush fire extinguished in Hillside
A small brush fire caused by an escaped burn pile threatened a home in the Hillside community, but is now out, according to Forest Grove Fire & Rescue.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK June 22
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: June 25- July 1, 1931
This week's installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries: The family heads to Sheridan for the annual Lilly Reunion and baby Joanne has her first tooth, just a few snapshots of life in Gales Creek in 1931.

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