Free Fishing Weekend returns to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Volunteers spruce up Gales Creek Cemetery
Volunteer members of the Gales Creek Cemetery Association have been hard at work sprucing up the grounds in advance of Memorial Day.
Highway 6: ODOT zeros in on three trouble spots in online open house
People keep dying in crashes on Highway 6. ODOT’s got some (mostly) unfunded ideas to help. Check it out at an online open house.
Gales Creek’s Senator Suzanne Weber joins senators barred from running for reelection in 2026
Suzanne Weber, representing Gales Creek, Glenwood, Hillside, and the North Coast and Columbia County, will not be eligible to run again for her seat in 2026 after ten unexcused absences in the State Senate.
First Election Results: Forest Grove School Board
Two candidates—Gales Creek’s Kate Grandusky, Forest Grove’s Kristy Kottkey—filed to run for two seats on the Forest Grove School District board, and both are winning their uncontested races.
First Election Results: Forest Grove Rural Fire Board
Gales Creek’s Brooke Gramer, Melinda Fischer coast to victory in Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District race, while incumbent Gary Post held an early lead of 51.6% of the vote to challenger Ryan Wiley’s 45.1%.
Gales Creek Garden Club hosts plant sale Wednesday
The Gales Creek Garden Club will host their annual plant sale in downtown Gales Creek Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
With one day to go, county has received ballots from 15.8% of voters
The May 16 special district wraps up Tuesday evening at 8 p.m., and according to the Washington County Elections division, 15.8% of eligible voters had returned a ballot as of Monday afternoon.
Oregon House Speaker Rayfield says Stout should resign after judge upholds restraining order
A judge upheld a restraining order a woman filed against Gales Creek’s representative in the Oregon House Tuesday, writing that the woman who accused Stout was credible and Stout was not.
Oregon Department of Forestry urges landowners to reconsider outdoor burning
The local office of the Oregon Department of Forestry urged landowners to reconsider lighting burn piles as hot weather and east winds hit the region.