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Deadline extended for Washington Co. Farm Bureau scholarships

Roy-area farms, taken in 2015. Photo: Chas Hundley Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County resources, Oregonian reporting on the coronavirus, OPB glossary of coronavirus terms, NYTimes free reporting on the coronavirus.  WASHINGTON COUNTY – The deadline to apply for this year’s Washington County Farm Bureau scholarships has been moved to[Read More…]

Oregon schools to remain closed through April 28

The Forest Grove High School. Photo: Brenda Schaffer Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County resources, Oregonian reporting on the coronavirus, OPB glossary of coronavirus terms, NYTimes free reporting on the coronavirus.  This article was originally published by the Oregonian/OregonLive, one of more than a dozen news organizations throughout the state[Read More…]

Gov. Brown bans gatherings of 250 or more, nonessential school activities

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Credit: Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County resources, Oregonian reporting on the coronavirus, OPB glossary of coronavirus terms, NYTimes free reporting on the coronavirus.  OREGON –[Read More…]

Washington County Farm Bureau seeks high school, college applicants for scholarship

Roy-area farms, taken in 2015. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – Local students in high school and college who are pursuing an education in the fields of agriculture, education, nursing or vocational training are eligible for two scholarships offered by the Washington County Farm Bureau this year.  The awarded amounts[Read More…]

Saturday Academy launches classes at Forest Grove’s Pacific University

Marsh Hall at Pacific University. Photo courtesy of Pacific University FOREST GROVE – Saturday Academy, a Portland-based supplemental science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) program formed in 1983 that’s aimed at students in grades 2-12, is holding classes for the first time at Forest Grove’s Pacific University this summer.[Read More…]

Forest Grove School District to close May 8 amid education funding walkouts

The Forest Grove High School. Photo: Brenda Schaffer FOREST GROVE – The Oregon Education Association has asked teachers across the state of Oregon to join a walkout on May 8 to demand more significant education funding for public schools and community colleges, with some school districts closing due to anticipated[Read More…]

Washington County Farm Bureau Offers Scholarships to Local High School and College Students

The sun sets on a farm in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – The Washington County Farm Bureau is offering two scholarships to budding farming and agriculture professionals who are entering or continuing their post high school education. “The Washington County Farm Bureau’s purpose is to support agriculture[Read More…]

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