FreeFireworks • Forest Grove • Coronavirus Jul. 3
Where to watch fireworks on the 4th of July
Looking for fireworks displays? Those in parts of Gales Creek may be able to see this year's Western Washington County Firefighter’s Association fireworks show, which is lighting off at an undisclosed location near the Forest Gale Heights area on the western edge of Forest Grove.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • OREGON • GOVERNMENT Jun. 30
Gov. Brown says Oregon is at ‘crossroads’ before coronavirus surge, extends state of emergency
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said the state is at a ‘crossroads’ Tuesday as she extended by 60 days a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, urging residents to take personal responsibility for slowing the spread.
OREGON • WILDFIRE • TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST Jun. 30
Region to officially enter fire season July 1
The Oregon Department of Forestry announced that the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association region, which includes much of the regions of Gales Creek, Buxton, Timber, Manning, and the Tillamook State Forest, will begin Wednesday, July 1.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • OREGON • HEALTH Jun. 29
Gov. Brown issues statewide mandatory mask order
Beginning Wednesday, July 1, everyone in Oregon will be required to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces.
Forest Grove • construction • Washington County Jun. 29
B Street will close in Forest Grove beginning July 6 for bridge replacement
Gales Creek area commuters may be impacted by a planned closure of B Street between Stringtown Road and the Gales Creek bridge near Forest Grove beginning Monday, July 6.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Jun. 29
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: July 2- July 8, 1931
This week's installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries: The family celebrates the 4th of July, and the Ford goes "haywire," just a few snapshots of life in Gales Creek in 1931.
Washington County • Crime • Government Jun. 29
Washington County eyes body camera program expansion for deputies
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is taking a step toward requiring county Sheriff’s deputies to wear body cameras.