Fire • Weather • Gales Creek Aug. 13
Red Flag Warnings, Excessive Heat Warning and Advisory for region this weekend
It's going to be a hot one this weekend, and local fire agencies, the National Weather Service, and the Oregon Department of Forestry are all warning of potential extreme fire conditions and health issues arising from the heat.
Fire • ODF • Tillamook State Forest Aug. 12
Fire danger will move to 'High' Thursday morning
Temperatures are expected to soar into the upper 90’s this weekend, according to the Portland branch of the National Weather Service, and the Oregon Department of Forestry will place much of the region on "High" fire danger beginning Thursday, August 13 at 1 a.m.
FreeSalem • Agriculture • Coronavirus Aug. 11
Oregon Worker Quarantine Fund established to aid agricultural workers
The Oregon Worker Quarantine Fund has been established to provide up to two weeks of financial relief to agricultural workers age 18 and over who are recovering from COVID-19 or are in self-quarantine, regardless of their immigration status.
Column • History • Gales Creek Aug. 10
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: August 13 - 19, 1931
This week's installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries: Vera has "appedicitis," the airplane at Balm Grove is still there, and Joanne gets a stroller car, just a few snapshots of life in Gales Creek in 1931.