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FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Feb. 5
Oregon passes 2,000 coronavirus fatalities
More than 2,000 have died in Oregon since COVID-19 began its course, and other vaccine news from the state.
Washington County • Education • Agriculture Feb. 5
Washington County Farm Bureau seeks high school, college applicants for 2021 scholarships
Local students in high school and college who are pursuing an education in the fields of agriculture, education, nursing or vocational training are eligible for scholarships offered by the Washington County Farm Bureau this year.
Crash • Glenwood • Hwy 6 Feb. 3
Tillamook man killed in crash west of Glenwood
A Tillamook man died in a head-on collision between a log truck and a pickup truck about one mile west of the Timber Road junction on Highway 6, the Oregon State Police said.
Crash • fatality • Highway 6 Feb. 3
Highway 6 closed after fatal crash
A fatal crash has closed Highway 6 one mile west of the Timber Rd. junction, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
FreeFGSD • Coronavirus • Schools Feb. 2
FGSD rolls out tentative schedule for a return to in-person learning
In a letter to district parents, Forest Grove School District Superintendent Dave Parker laid out the district’s timeline for a possible reopening of in-person learning starting in April, but the superintendent cited a number of unknowns — the virus, the vaccine rollout, guidance from federal, state, and county officials — to note that the plan could change.
Washington County • Police • Poaching Feb. 1
Oregon State Police seek public assistance in Washington County deer poaching case
The Oregon State Police are seeking information in a case involving a poached antlerless deer left in front of a gate on Stimson Lumber property north of Mountaindale
Column • History • Gales Creek Feb. 1
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: February 3 - 9, 1932
These are the diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley, who lived in Gales Creek after the Lilly family moved to Gales Creek in the 1880’s. They are published as they were written, with original spelling. This week: Racoon hunting, and the weather sours.
FreeGales Creek • Hillside • Faith Feb. 1
Gales Creek, Hillside churches weather the pandemic
More than ten months after parts of life ground to a halt thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gales Creek Church of God and the Hillside Bible Church are still going in a time of change and social distancing.

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