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Oregon Worker Quarantine Fund established to aid agricultural workers

Roy-area farms, taken in 2015. Photo: Chas Hundley SALEM – A significant portion of COVID-19 workplace outbreaks are impacting workers at agricultural operations and businesses across the state data from the Oregon Health Authority shows.  And when an outbreak occurs and people are sickened by or potentially exposed to COVID-19,[Read More…]

Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: August 13 – 19, 1931

The farm that Esther Lilly Hundley and her family lived on in Gales Creek Cast of characters –Esther Lilly Hundley & Charles Hundley (written as Charley/Chas), the author of the diaries and her husband. –Bill (written as Billie) and Elsie, Esther and Charles’ firstborn and his wife.  –Ted and Thelma,[Read More…]

Forest Grove School District prepares ‘Blueprint’ for school year start

The Forest Grove School District central office. Photo: Chas Hundley FOREST GROVE – The Forest Grove School District is preparing to present plans for how schools in the district will reopen under two different models: the current plans for Comprehensive Distance Learning, and the Hybrid model that would allow students[Read More…]

One year after shooting, Wash. Co. Sheriff’s Officer Cpl. Braun shares recovery update

Joy Braun, Jeremy Braun, and Sheriff Pat Garrett. Photo: Chas Hundley//Gales Creek Journal HILLSBORO – One year ago today, law enforcement agencies descended on a home near Hagg Lake on reports of theft of a firearm.  In the ensuing gunfight, two Washington County Sheriff’s Officers were shot; Cpl. Jeremy Braun[Read More…]

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