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Aug 2 2021 thru Aug 8 2021

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Gales Creek • Balm Grove • Environment Aug. 6
Clean Water Services asks public to stay off Balm Grove property
“We know that historically this has been a popular gathering place in the community. However, the fish passage barrier poses a threat to anyone who trespasses on the site,” an email from Clean Water Services said. The agency's efforts to secure funding to remove the Balm Grove Dam have suffered another setback after being denied a grant on July 23.
Washington County • Crime • Manning Aug. 4
Sheriff's Office: Cornelius man arrested on rape charge met victims at 'Dairy Queen near Manning'
Detectives with the Washington County Sheriff's Office are seeking information on more victims following the arrest of a Cornelius man Wednesday on charges of rape, among other charges. Detectives believes that Darby Martin, 27, met his victims at the Manning Dairy Queen, where he worked.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Aug. 4
Health care workers must get vaccine, or be tested for COVID-19 weekly, Gov. Brown says
Starting September 30, Oregon Governor Kate Brown will require workers in health care settings to be tested weekly for COVID-19, a rule that health care workers can avoid by becoming vaccinated.
Tillamook County • Crash • Highway 6 Aug. 2
Two people die over weekend on Highway 6
Two people are the latest killed in a crash on the Wilson River Highway stretching from Banks to Tillamook after a collision on Saturday.
Column • History • Gales Creek Aug. 2
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County July 21, 1921
100 years ago: A picnic at Banks' "Hop Ranch," a lot of blackberries, someone's driving in Gales Creek in a Grant Six touring car and more. This week, the clips in this history column come from the July 21, 1921 edition of the Washington County News-Times.

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