Author: Chas Hundley - Gales Creek Journal

National Weather Service: Snow could return, especially at higher elevations, also there’s a flood watch

Banks Fire District 13 has responded to multiple crashes on Highway 26 in the past few days due to weather-related incidents. Photo from Banks Fire District. NW OREGON – The Portland branch of the National Weather Service (NWS) is warning—with a lot of disclaimers—that the valley floor could see some[Read More…]

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson cuts hours back amid cancer treatment

Workers at Washington County Elections offices show Secretary Richardson how ballots are processed in May 2017, with Manning resident Shirley Javorsky in the purple jacket. Photo from Oregon SOS. creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ SALEM – Oregon’s Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced on February 4 that he will cut back his working hours[Read More…]

Washington Co. Land Use and Transportation accepting comments on 2019-2020 work program

The former Balm Grove Tavern greets visitors to the Clean Water Services-owned Balm Grove property. Chas Hundley//Gales Creek Journal WASHINGTON COUNTY – Public comment on the Draft 2019-20 Long Range Planning (LRP) Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Land Use and Transportation (LUT) staff now through February 21.[Read More…]

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