Traffic

A look at upcoming road construction projects coming to the region in 2022

One of the projects in Forest Grove expected this year, courtesy Washington County LUT The Oregon Department of Transportation published an online open house featuring the state agency’s construction plans for Oregon in 2022. A number of projects will be in the Highway 26 corridor and near Banks, but for[Read More…]

More than 60 arrested during DUII holiday patrol period

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Photo: WCSO WASHINGTON COUNTY – 63 people were arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office during a period of high visibility DUII enforcement patrols by local law enforcement agencies from December 13, 2019 to January 2, 2020. In a press release, the sheriff’s office[Read More…]

Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office begins extra holiday patrols for impaired drivers

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Photo: WCSO WASHINGTON COUNTY – Law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the beginning of a high visibility enforcement patrol on Thanksgiving Weekend in an effort to deter impaired driving on a historically lethal holiday weekend. The patrols are scheduled throughout the holiday season,[Read More…]

One lane closes at Gales Creek Road between Stringtown Rd and Creekwood Pl for downed limb, power lines

Photo: Forest Grove Fire & Rescue GALES CREEK VALLEY – A rotten tree limb snapped and fell onto Gales Creek Road between Stringtown Road and Creekwood Place, taking out power for at least 15 customers this morning. Portland General Electric crews have been dispatched to clean up the tree and[Read More…]

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