Column • History • Gales Creek
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County June 23, 1921
100 years ago this month: St. Francis in Roy was dedicated, and Gales Creek swimmers were asked to stop swimming in the nude and more. This week, the clips in this history column come from the June 23, 1921 edition of the Washington County News-Times.
The newspapers and other print jobs of the time would have been printed on this type of machine. Photo taken from April 28, 1921 edition of the Washington County News-Times.
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FreeFire • ODF • Tillamook State Forest Jul. 21
Fire crews move into 'heavy mop-up' at Game Hog Creek Fire
Fire crews are pushing into the interior of the Game Hog Creek Fire as they work to establish a 300 foot perimeter free of burning material, the Oregon Department of Forestry said on Wednesday.
Column • History • Gales Creek Jul. 20
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County July 14, 1921
100 years ago: Two Portland residents run afoul of game wardens in Gales Creek, it's blackberry season in Timber, and everyone is making hay while the sun shines and more. This week, the clips in this history column come from the July 14, 1921 edition of the Washington County News-Times.
Oregon • Environment • Transportation Jul. 19
Oregon's salmon plates get a refreshed look
A new design for Oregon salmon license plates will be available to vehicle owners September 1, 2021, with money from plate sales going toward salmon habitat and restoration efforts.
FreeFire • ODF • Tillamook State Forest Jul. 19
Game Hog Creek Fire held in place over weekend
Over the weekend, crews were able to complete line construction into the Elk Creek drainage where the terrain is steepest, halting the spread of the wildfire, with the aid of two airplanes and a number of helicopters.
FreeTillamook State Forest • Wildfire • ODF Jul. 17
Hagg Lake closed to allow two planes to scoop water to fight Game Hog Creek Fire
Two single engine air tankers are headed to Hagg Lake to begin scooping water to drop 800-gallon water drops on the cliffs surrounding Elk Creek after two of the three helicopters expected to fight the Game Hog Creek Fire were grounded by mechanical problems Saturday morning.