A barn collapses in Gales Creek, the community gossip, and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, the first of 1923.
In Washington County, constituents will have an opportunity to see, hear from, and ask questions of Oregon’s senior Senator Thursday, January 12, starting at 2 pm at the Conestoga Recreation
Center, located in Beaverton at 9985 SW 125th Ave.
Rep. Julie Fahey, D-Eugene and the House majority leader, recently met with White House officials and more than dozen lawmakers from other states to discuss a housing crisis that exists across the nation but is felt most acutely on the West Coast.
As Oregon gears up for a legislative session in two weeks, several local legislators will be sworn in January 9. Find out who’s representing your interests in Salem.
Every year, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department joins a nationwide initiative called “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day. This year, Stub Stewart State Park is one of 20 state parks with free hikes led by rangers or volunteers.
Less murder, more community happenings in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, the last of 1922. Next week, a new year of the “Roaring Twenties” begins in 1923!
A combination of federal and state funding this year helped to promote electric vehicles, renewable energy projects and environmental protections.
Commuters beware: the gates at Forest Grove’s edge near the Fern Hill Wetlands have gone up. More than 100,000 PGE are out of power, and trees and debris litter roadways throughout Gales Creek and beyond.
A 17-year-old Cedar Canyon resident, formerly of the Groveland community on Gales Creek, confesses to the murder of a Hayward hermit in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History.
Washington County said it would activate its Severe Weather Shelters in Hillsboro and Beaverton in the face of life-threatening cold temperatures expected to grip the region.
The facilities will each open Wednesday, December 21 at 4 p.m. until at least Saturday, December 24 at 12 p.m.