A 1922 murder rocks Banks, Hayward, and the Cedar Canyon neighborhood in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History.
Washington County Land Use and Transportation said the department’s road crew staff was down by about 25%, which could delay plow times in the Gales Creek area and beyond.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners will host the final of four county Town Halls this year Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m., focusing on the work of each of the elected commissioners and their work in 2022.
The ban was enacted over increased wildfire risk after several burn piles escaped their bounds and sparked November wildfires, according to FGF&R. Burning will remain banned until weather conditions change.
This week a century ago in western Washington County: Two horses plunge over a bridge at the Gales Creek-area Clear Creek Fish Hatchery, a dance in Banks, and more from 1922.
This week a century ago in western Washington County: A Gales Creek resident bags a bear, a fire in Watts, and a man dies at a Timber-area hotel. This and more from 1922.
This week a century ago in western Washington County: A big black bear bounds by a Banks barbecue, twenty turkeys trot into Gaston, “little Byron Ranes” of Gales Creek bikes to Forest Grove and more from 1922.
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, a detailed listing of Banks-area winners of the Hog and Dairy show, a Verboort man loses a finger, and more from 1922.
Washington County’s government has a new website, unveiled officially to the public Monday.
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, a “tin lizzie” collision with a motorcycle, the Banks Hog and Dairy Show starts, and more from 1922.