The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch for much of the region early Friday morning.
The rise of generative artificial intelligence tools now accessible to consumers and businesses has Oregon’s governor taking notice, and now a council will be formed to examine policies for its use in the halls of Oregon government.
After a four-year absence, the Gales Creek Holiday Bazaar returned to the Gales Creek School gym Saturday, November 18, drawing somewhere in the vicinity of 500 or more shoppers to the event.
In November of 1923, the ladies clubs of Gales Creek and Hillside went head-to-head in a spelling contest at a hall in Gales Creek, with Hillside emerging the victor.
Blink and you’ll miss it: Gales Creek’s Lone Fir Tree Farm opened Friday for business, and it’ll close for the season on Saturday. This year, you can get a tree, a wreath, and a burger.
Starting near Dilley, then travelling up the Gales Creek Valley, and into the heart of the Tillamook Forest, here’s a four-stop Saturday with two bazaars, live music, and a salmon fry release.
The Tillamook Forest Center will close for the winter season November 27, after one last holiday event. It’s not expected to reopen until March of 2024.
“A cougar on Gales Peak is making night hideous with his cries and every dog in the neighborhood answers with a mighty chorus,” an entry from the November 15, 1923 Watts neighborhood column reads. This and more in news from a century ago in Gales Creek.
It’s that special time of year when families gather, eat a lot, take a moment to be grateful for what they have, and then, the next morning, spend an incredible amount of money on consumer goods and electronics they don’t have, but really, really want.
Or, you could go fishing, or hiking, for free.
With just under one year before the big 2024 election, we asked the Washington County Elections Division how they reduce errors in the electoral process, and talked about staff safety, transparency.