Washington County • Crime • Police
Sheriff's Office seeks public help in locating suspect wanted on litany of charges
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is seeking public help in locating an alleged hit-and-run driver and auto thief involved in a crash north of Cornelius on NW Susbauer Road and NW Long Road.
Michael Scroggins booking photo courtesy Washington County Sheriff's Office.
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FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government May. 11
Oregon's risk framework to end when 70% of those 16 and up get first dose
The end of Oregon’s county risk level framework is in sight, if 70% of Oregonians age 16 and up receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
U.S. • Coronavirus • Health May. 10
FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use in youth ages 12 - 15
The Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in those ages 12-15 Monday. Previously, the vaccine had only been approved for those ages 16 and above. Approval to begin administering the shots could come as early as May 12.
Column • History • Gales Creek May. 10
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County 100 years ago
In this new column, we take a look back 100 years ago in western Washington County, pulling clips and stories from the annals of local newspapers and historic documents. This week, the clips come from the April 28, 1921 edition of the Washington County News-Times.
Salem • Business • Government May. 10
Oregon House passes bill to require diverse boards of directors for publicly-traded companies
Oregon House Democrats issued a news release announcing the passage of House Bill 3310A, which requires publicly-traded corporations to have a minimum number of directors who are women and members of underrepresented communities. The bill now heads to the Oregon Senate.
Gales Creek • Balm Grove • Environment May. 6
Grant funding sought to resume Balm Grove Dam removal project
The Balm Grove Dam Removal project never took off in 2019 as originally planned, leaving the fate of the decades-old barrier in Gales Creek unknown. A grant application submitted by the Tualatin River Watershed Council in late April could see the project move forward in the summer of 2022.