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FreeCoronavirus • Oregon • Government Nov. 13
“Pause” replaced with “Freeze” as Oregon enters another COVID-19 shutdown
A number of new measures will begin on Wednesday, November 18 aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 before Oregon’s hospital system becomes overwhelmed. A travel advisory asking residents to stay home and self-quarantine after travel also was announced.
Fishing • Oregon • Event Nov. 11
Last Free Fishing Weekend of 2020 is Thanksgiving Weekend
Free Fishing Weekend will return to Oregon on Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, the weekend after Thanksgiving Day.
Opinion • Letter to the Editor • Environment Nov. 11
Letter to the Editor: Oregon Hunters Association
In a letter to the editor, the Oregon Hunters Association (OHA) urges Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) to develop and implement a policy to enhance and conserve migratory habitat for big game, and all wildlife that make seasonal movements.
Oregon • Event • Veterans Day Nov. 10
Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Wing plans Veterans Day flyovers
A flyover in support of various Veterans Day ceremonies by the Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Wing will be held Wednesday, November 11, including over North Plains at 11:25 a.m. and over Tillamook at 11:30 a.m., so keep your eye to the sky, as they may be visible to our readers as well.
Glenwood • Crash • Highway 6 Nov. 10
Friday crash near Glenwood results in rescue for driver after 5 hours
A driver was trapped in their truck for about five hours near Glenwood, leaning sideways against a tree just inches from the running water of Gales Creek on Friday, Forest Grove Fire and Rescue said.
FreeWashington County • Coronavirus • Government Nov. 9
Washington County added to COVID-19 'Pause List'
New restrictions on social gatherings will begin on November 11.
Oregon • Event • History Nov. 9
Oregon's 'Exploding Whale' legend turns 50
50 years ago, we blew up a whale and it either went terribly, or very well depending on your perspective. Learn more at a free Oregon Historical Society talk with the KATU reporter who was on the scene of the fated blubbery blast.
Column • History • Gales Creek Nov. 9
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: November 5 - November 18, 1931
Would you trade a cow for a car? In 1931, that's exactly what one Gales Creek family did to lower the cost of a 1927 Ford. That and more in this week's special double feature of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries.

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