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Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: May 1930

Esther Lilly Hundley 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, Esther and Charles’ second-born and as of April 13, 1929, Ted’s[Read More…]

Column | Gales Creek Gatherings: Preparedness and Preschool Pumpkin Planters

PRESCHOOL PUMPKIN PLANTERS A sixteen year tradition began with a simple field trip to Anne and Rene Berblinger’s Organic Farm. The Portland Tillamook Preschool was the ‘alma mater’ of Anne’s niece 16 years ago whose new alma mater is UBC. But a new generation of pre-schoolers has come out every year since,[Read More…]

Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy

Smoke from a 2016 controlled burn in the Tillamook State Forest towers above Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. As spring settles in across the United States, western states are already preparing for summer[Read More…]

Driver arrested in Hillside hit and run

WIlliam Offinga’s booking photo from Washington County Sheriff’s Office HILLSIDE – A hit and run involving a cyclist and a driver who fled the scene in Hillside has resulted in the arrest of WIlliam Offinga, a Forest Grove-area resident on the afternoon of Thursday, May 16. Witnesses say that around[Read More…]

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