A Fir Creek resident heads to Timber to do some blacksmithing, a telephone company starts in Vernonia, and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, chronicling 1923 in Gales Creek, Banks, and beyond.
Starting immediately (he’s already written two stories for us), you’ll see a new byline on some stories published in this newspaper. Please join me in welcoming Jake Moore.
Readers of this newspaper in print and online may have noticed some subtle changes creeping in to the design, look, and feel of our newspaper and websites. They’re also going to start seeing changes to how we tackle stories, and an increase in news coverage and focus.
A barn collapses in Gales Creek, the community gossip, and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, the first of 1923.
Less murder, more community happenings in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, the last of 1922. Next week, a new year of the “Roaring Twenties” begins in 1923!
A 17-year-old Cedar Canyon resident, formerly of the Groveland community on Gales Creek, confesses to the murder of a Hayward hermit in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History.
A century ago in western Washington County: Snow inundates the region, the Nick C. Lilly store in Gales Creek sells, the Vernonia stagecoach through Timber can’t get through and more!
A 1922 murder rocks Banks, Hayward, and the Cedar Canyon neighborhood in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History.
This week a century ago in western Washington County: Two horses plunge over a bridge at the Gales Creek-area Clear Creek Fish Hatchery, a dance in Banks, and more from 1922.
Our news coverage will be limited while editor and publisher Chas Hundley recovers from a head injury stemming from a car crash last week.