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Local Director’s Debut Film, Waldgeist, Premiers on Amazon

The Waldgeist poster, courtesy Brad Burke. GALES CREEK – A film by local director Brad Burke, partially shot in Gales Creek, debuted on Amazon’s video streaming service in February. Waldgeist is a supernatural horror film that Burke says avoids the trope of “jump-scares” while re-visioning—and sometimes breaking—other classic horror film[Read More…]

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson dies

Workers at Washington County Elections offices show Secretary Richardson how ballots are processed in May 2017, with Manning resident Shirley Javorsky in the purple jacket. Photo from Oregon SOS. creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ SALEM – Oregon’s Secretary of State Dennis Richardson passed away Tuesday at around 9 p.m. at his home in Central[Read More…]

Obituary: Ruth Jean Sargent

Ruth Jean (Worthington) Sargent, 94, a former resident of the Gales Creek community, late of Fieldbrook, California, died Monday evening, February 18, 2019. Graveside Services will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Gales Creek Cemetery, 7675 N.W. Soda Springs Road in Gales Creek, with[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…]

Obituary: Dale Rath

Dale Ray Rath, age 86, passed away at his farm in Gales Creek on December 25th surrounded by family. Dale was born in Magazine Arkansas in 1931 to Ray and Senora Rath. Later, Dale’s family moved to Lefors Texas where he graduated from High School in 1948. Dale went on[Read More…]

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