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Washington County • Elections • Politics Mar. 18
Here are the candidates running for office in the May special district election
The filing window is now closed for the May 18 special district elections. Here are the candidates running for local office that will be on Gales Creek residents' ballots.
Fire • Environment • Oregon Mar. 18
After 2020 wildfires, seedling challenges remain
The Oregon Department of Forestry says demand is unprecedented for forest tree seedlings following the 2020 Oregon wildfires, creating difficulties for reforestation with as many as 140 million seedlings needed to replace what the fires consumed.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Mar. 17
Oregon, federal tax day moved to May 17
The Internal Revenue Service announced Wednesday that the federal tax filing deadline would be moved from April 15 to May 17, and Oregon will follow suit.
Oregon • Transportation • Government Mar. 16
West Coast states aim to improve online tools for rural transit riders
A $5.3 million grant Oregon, Washington, and California received is paying to develop software using open-sourced tools to upgrade the outdated technology used by local public transit systems that provide booking and payment, and allow riders to plan their trip.
FreeColumn • Election • Opinion Mar. 16
From the newsroom: Writing a letter to the editor
The window to file for office closes on March 18, which means it's letter writing season. Here are some ideas and policies on writing a letter to the editor of the Gales Creek Journal for publication.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Politics Mar. 15
Wyden gives update on unemployment, other benefits from American Rescue Plan
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) gave an update via Zoom on March 12 where he discussed how the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan directly benefits Oregonians.
Column • History • Gales Creek Mar. 15
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: March 16 - 22, 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: The first day of spring, and Gladie takes a ride to Timber.

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