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FreeSalem • Coronavirus • Government July 31
Governor Brown calls for special legislative session to address budget shortfall
COVID-19 blew a hole in Oregon’s budget nearly $1 billion wide, and the task of rebalancing the budget now will fall to Oregon’s lawmakers in a special session of the Oregon Legislature convening Monday, August 10 at 8 a.m.
CRIME • TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST• SOUTH FORK FOREST CAMP July 30
Inmate who escaped work crew in June back in custody
Brandon Sykes, the inmate who walked away from a South Fork Forest Camp work crew on Monday, June 22 turned himself in to the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office Thursday afternoon.
Fire • ODF • Washington County July 28
ODF: Fire danger moved to 'High' in Washington County
Fire danger in much of the western Oregon counties in Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands has been shifted to ‘high’ as of today, ODF announced Tuesday evening.
FreeForest Grove School District • Education • Coronavirus July 28
Forest Grove School District will begin the school year online
Students will begin the new school year on September 14 the same way the old one ended: online, announced superintendent Dave Parker.
FreeForest Grove School District • Education • Coronavirus July 28
Schools will remain shuttered if COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Gov Brown says
Unless Oregon — and Washington County — see a significant reduction in COVID-19 cases, most schools will not be allowed to open facilities to in-person learning, Governor Brown announced today during a press conference.
Column • History • Gales Creek July 27
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: July 30 - August 5, 1931
This week's installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries: The milk wars, a new job for Charley, and Hillsboro falls to Gales City's baseball team, just a few snapshots of life in Gales Creek in 1931.

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