Tillamook State Forest

Oregon State Police seek help in solving cold case

Skeletal remains, a car chase, a Revolutionary War replica button: The remains of a Washington County man, missing since the late 1960s, were found in the Tillamook State Forest in 2004. Now, thanks to modern technology, police know who he was. But they need help finding out how his body came to rest near Highway 26 just over the county line

Man ‘missing and endangered’ after empty car found near Coast Range summit

A social media graphic courtesy WCSOFile photo: Storey Burn Road and Highway 6, by Chas Hundley, taken January 27, 2022 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance from anyone who may have seen a man considered “missing and endangered,” after his vehicle was found empty near Highway 6[Read More…]

Citing staffing issues, the Tillamook Forest Center will remain ‘closed until further notice’

The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley The Tillamook Forest Center will not open the first weekend in March this year, extending a closure that first began due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 15, 2020.  The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) said in an emailed update that staffing issues—[Read More…]

WCSO deputy involved in crash while responding to separate crash on Highway 6

The Tillamook and Washington County lines at the Coast Range summit on Highway 6 on January 27, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley A Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was struck by another vehicle Thursday evening while a deputy was responding to a separate crash near the summit of the Oregon Coast[Read More…]

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