Chas Hundley

Is fiber coming to rural western Washington County? Perhaps, says Ziply

Ziply’s current broadband network in northwest Oregon. Blue is broadband, green is fiber. Photo courtesy Ziply website The rural portions of Washington County have always struggled to gain access to high speed internet, with some regions solely relying on satellite or microwave options, while others are on copper lines now[Read More…]

‘Worst fire danger of the year:’ ODF warns of hazardous conditions ahead of Labor Day weekend

The Oregon Department of Forestry stages a vehicle at the Gales Creek Fire Station on Tuesday, August 27 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley “We’re looking at our worst fire danger of the year,” said Oregon Department of Forestry Forest Grove District Forester Mike Cafferata in a phone call with the Gales[Read More…]

Governor Brown appoints Terri Davie as Oregon State Police superintendent

Terri Davie. Photo: OSP Beginning November 1, the Oregon State Police will have a new superintendent, Terri Davie, pending Oregon Senate confirmation. The move was announced Monday, August 31 by Governor Kate Brown, who appointed Davie to replace retiring OSP superintendent Travis Hampton, who officially submitted his letter of resignation[Read More…]

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