Gales Creek • Transportation • Washington County Dec. 4
Ride Connection plans public transit expansion in rural western Washington County
Under a series of planned expansions proposed for early 2021, rural residents in communities like Gales Creek, Glenwood, and Hillside would see increased options for door-to-door transit services as far east as the Willamette River in some cases.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Health Dec. 4
Oregon's reported coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 as cases climb
More than 1,000 Oregonians have died in Oregon after contracting the novel coronavirus, the Oregon Health Authority announced Friday. The total deaths attributed to COVID-19 numbered 1,003 as of Friday. The first dose of a limited number of vaccines are expected to be shipped to Oregon in mid-December for use by front line healthcare workers and long-term care residents. “Our hardest days still lie ahead,” Governor Kate Brown said.
Forest Grove • History Dec. 1
Forest Grove’s historic downtown placed on National Register of Historic Places
The newest historic district in Forest Grove contains 39 buildings constructed between 1890 and 1990, with most of the buildings constructed between the 1890s and 1930s.
Column • History • Gales Creek Nov. 30
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: December 3 - December 9, 1931
The family catches a play in Gales Creek, Gladie catches a ten-inch fish, and the family cat steals it. That and more in this week's installment of the 1931 diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley.