Forest Grove • Education • Coronavirus Jul. 17
Forest Grove School District prepares plans for school reopening
The Forest Grove School District is working on plans that will address how the district will hold classes for students in the coming academic year. The district has settled on two tentative plans; a hybrid model that combines online and in-person learning, and a comprehensive distance learning model.
Crime • Poaching • Columbia County Jul. 16
Police seek help in rash of poaching cases southwest of Vernonia
The Oregon State Police are seeking assistance in a series of poaching cases between Timber and Vernonia.
HAYWARD • FIRE Jul. 14
Small brush fire burning near Hayward
According to the Oregon Department of Forestry, crews from Banks Fire District and ODF have largely stopped the progress of a small brush fire burning between the two arms of Parson Road.
FreeCoronavirus • Oregon • Government Jul. 13
Gov. Brown bans indoor gatherings of 10, mandates face masks outdoors in some cases
Social gatherings such as book clubs, parties, and graduation celebrations will be limited to groups of 10 if held indoors, and where social distance cannot be maintained, Oregonians must wear masks in public outdoor spaces. The social gathering rules do not apply to churches or businesses.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Jul. 13
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: July 16 - July 22, 1931
This week's installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries: It's Billie and Elsie's 4th wedding anniversary, and family has more car trouble, and they get a kitten, just a few snapshots of life in Gales Creek in 1931.
Hillside • Crash • Crime Jul. 13
Deputies search for suspected driver of stolen vehicle near Shearer Hill Road
Deputies are searching for what they believe to be a Pacific Islander male in his late teens near NW Shearer Hill Road this morning after an early morning car theft.