Government

State Rep. Tiffiny Mitchell completes living kidney donation

Rep. Mitchell speaks to western Washington County residents at a Dec 12 2018 CPO meeting in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley Oregon State Representative Tiffiny Mitchell (D-Astoria, District 32) announced via email newsletter that on October 16 she completed the process of becoming a living kidney donor.  Rep. Mitchell documented[Read More…]

In upcoming November 2019 special district election, no ballot for Gales Creek-area voters

The Washington County voters’ pamphlet. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – Voters’ pamphlets for the upcoming November 5 special district election have all been mailed, but for those in the bounds of this newspaper’s territory, there won’t be a ballot following it. For readers in Gales Creek, Glenwood, and Hillside,[Read More…]

Current Highway Division admin. chosen to lead Oregon Department of Transportation

Kris Strickler, current Oregon Highway Division administrator (right). Photo: ODOT SALEM – After a six month search, the Oregon Transportation Commission offered the position of Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director to Kris Strickler, ODOT’s current Highway Division Administrator at their Tuesday, September 10 meeting. Pending contract negotiations and Oregon[Read More…]

Oregon Department of Transportation names Paul Mather to Interim Deputy Director

Photo: ODOT SALEM – The Oregon Transportation Commission named retired Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Highway Division Administrator Paul Mather as ODOT Interim Deputy Director at a special meeting of the Commission in Salem. His tenure began Monday, July 1. The Oregon Transportation Commission is the governing board of the[Read More…]

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