Gales Creek School PTO Halloween party shifted to candy, mini pumpkin handout

The Gales Creek School. Photo: Chas Hundley A Halloween tradition of gathering for games, snacks, and camaraderie in Gales Creek will shift to a different format due to the coronavirus, the Gales Creek Parent Teacher Organization announced in a social media post on the Gales Creek Community Page on Facebook. [Read More…]

Two upcoming digital town halls will feature elected officials and public health officials

Chair Kathryn Harrington at her home office. Photo: Washington County 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 – Two online town halls featuring local politicians and health officials have been scheduled to[Read More…]

March events at the Tillamook Forest Center: Beavers, fairy and gnome homes

The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK FOREST – Now open for the season, the Tillamook Forest Center will play host to a variety of public events this March in the heart of the Tillamook State Forest. Two opportunities to learn about one of the region’s most unique mammals[Read More…]

Tillamook Forest Center reopens Wednesday, March 4

A replica fire lookout tower greets forest center visitors. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOK STATE FOREST – The Tillamook Forest Center will open for the 2020 season on Wednesday, March 4, according to the center’s website. The facility will receive a final winter cleaning from a volunteer crew on Saturday, February[Read More…]

‘Great Grains’ event returns to Forest Grove-area farm

Grain at the Spiesschaert farm. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – On Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Spiesschaert Farms, located at 3150 NW Thatcher Road on the outskirts of Forest Grove, is hosting a free, family-friendly event exploring the reintroduction of locally-raised whole grains, and introducing[Read More…]

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