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Centennial of Gales Creek School’s Jennie Ranes building celebrated

The Jennie Ranes Building. Photo: Chas Hundley Members of Friends of Historic Forest Grove, Gales Creek community members, and school administration met on the grounds of the former Gales Creek Elementary School Saturday, August 21 to place a plaque commemorating the Jennie Ranes Building, which was built 100 years ago[Read More…]

Gales Creek residents on city water encouraged to reduce water use during chlorine shortage

A dam and other water intake infrastructure on Clear Creek in the Gales Creek area on August 28 2017 where Forest Grove draws much of their water. Photo: Chas Hundley A Longview, Wash. chemical facility suffered a power outage earlier this month and as a result, chlorine supplies to municipal[Read More…]

Former Cornelius mayor, F.G. School Board member Ralph Brown missing now for 30 days

Ralph Brown. Photo courtesy WCSO Ralph Brown was last seen on May 16, 2021 near his Cornelius home, where he reportedly left around 6:30 p.m. It’s been 30 days, and his whereabouts remain unknown.  “Unfortunately, there are no new updates to report at this time,” wrote Washington County Sheriff’s Office[Read More…]

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