Washington County

Art of the Story: 15th annual storytelling event returns to Washington County

The Banks Public Library. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – The 15th Annual Storytelling Festival “Art of the Story” takes place across Washington County libraries, schools, cultural, senior and recreational sites April 27 – May 4. This year’s festival includes 14 events focusing on a variety of storytelling formats and presentations[Read More…]

Washington County Farm Bureau Offers Scholarships to Local High School and College Students

The sun sets on a farm in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – The Washington County Farm Bureau is offering two scholarships to budding farming and agriculture professionals who are entering or continuing their post high school education. “The Washington County Farm Bureau’s purpose is to support agriculture[Read More…]

CPO 13 will host Washington Co. District 4 commissioner Jerry Willey at Feb. 13 meeting

Photo: Jerry Willey GALES CREEK – The monthly meeting of the Community Participation Organization 13 (CPO 13)—which represents Gales Creek, Verboort, Roy and surrounding communities—will host recently elected District 4 commissioner Jerry Willey on Wednesday, February 13 at 7 p.m. at the Gales Creek Church of God. CPO meetings are[Read More…]

Washington Co. Land Use and Transportation accepting comments on 2019-2020 work program

The former Balm Grove Tavern greets visitors to the Clean Water Services-owned Balm Grove property. Chas Hundley//Gales Creek Journal WASHINGTON COUNTY – Public comment on the Draft 2019-20 Long Range Planning (LRP) Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Land Use and Transportation (LUT) staff now through February 21.[Read More…]

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