Starting Monday, September 25, households can order four free COVID-19 test kits.
U.S. Representative Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will host a series of town halls throughout District 1 in the coming weeks, with one well-suited for Washington County residents scheduled for Thursday, October 5 in Hillsboro.
A party thrown by the Gales Creek Parent Teacher Organization for local students who went to the Gales Creek Elementary School has morphed over the years into a gathering for local Gales Creek children who would attend the school if it remained an elementary school.
Fire danger was at moderate until Thursday, when high temperatures brought it back to “high.”
Tuesday morning, ODF officials brought it back down to moderate.
A coalition has filed ballot initiatives to prohibit hard drug use in public places and has $700,000 lined up from donors, including Phil Knight
one largescale sucker, 382 crawdads, 174 coho salmon and more fish were found and relocated as part of the ongoing Balm Grove project in Gales Creek.
Dallas Boge spent nearly 25 years as a volunteer firefighter in Gales Creek before he was elected to two terms—eight years—on the Forest Grove Rural Fire Protection District Board.
This is the last weekend before the Tillamook Forest Center reduces hours for the fall and then closes in November. Should the center finish the season out this year—and, barring unforeseen catastrophe, there’s no indication that it won’t—it will mark the first full season the center has pulled off since 2019.
Fire danger in this corner of the state has lowered enough that the Oregon Department of Forestry plans to reduce the fire danger level for public use restrictions to moderate (blue) Tuesday morning in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association (NWOFPA) region.
A new day, new hours, and prime rib at the Smokehouse in Gales Creek are all on the menu.