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‘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…]

Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust will host ‘Routebeer’ event to recognize supporters

The Tillamook Forest Center is home to a replica fire lookout tower. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – The Tillamook Forest Heritage Trust, an Oregon nonprofit organization that has spearheaded projects and initiatives in the Tillamook State Forest such as the Tillamook Forest Center, the Salmonberry Trail, and the[Read More…]

River cleanup comes to the Wilson River on September 21

The Wilson River near the Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST – The Tillamook-based nonprofit Wilson River Cleanup Group (WRCG) is holding its annual river cleanup September 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The group wants to make sure the river may be enjoyed by[Read More…]

Smokey Bear birthday celebration to be held August 9 at Tillamook Forest Center

The first Smokey Bear poster from the US Forest Service. TILLAMOOK FOREST – It’s Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday, and the Tillamook Forest Center is celebrating with a special birthday party on Friday, August 9 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. to honor the beloved forest icon.  Just don’t leave any candles[Read More…]

Art of the Story: 15th annual storytelling event returns to Washington County

The Banks Public Library. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – The 15th Annual Storytelling Festival “Art of the Story” takes place across Washington County libraries, schools, cultural, senior and recreational sites April 27 – May 4. This year’s festival includes 14 events focusing on a variety of storytelling formats and presentations[Read More…]

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