Column • History • Gales Creek
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County September 22 & 29, 1921
100 years ago: A hog and dairy show is planned in Banks, and news of a new bridge in Gales Creek is "joyfully" received. This week, the clips in this history column come from the September 22 & 29, 1921 editions of the Washington County News-Times.
Gales Creek • Transportation • Salem Jan. 25
Bill would require ODOT study, give repair recommendations for Highway 6
A bill introduced in the Oregon House of Representatives in advance of the upcoming short session beginning Feb. 1 would direct the Oregon Department of Transportation to study the Wilson River Highway (signed as Highway 6) and provide an assessment of the highway’s condition, deficiencies, and estimates to repair it.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Jan. 25
Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen hospitalized after fall
The director of the agency tasked with leading the state’s coronavirus response was hospitalized Sunday morning after a fall the Oregon Health Authority described as "serious."
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Health Jan. 24
Oregon soon could be on the mend from the pandemic with an expected drop in cases, officials say
Infections and hospitalizations are surging and are expected to rise higher but after that the state’s epidemiologist sees a “light at the end of the tunnel."
Column • History • Gales Creek Jan. 24
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County December 19, 1922
A group climbs Gales Peak and lives to tell the tale, dinner in Roy, a "First Class Shoe Shop" opens in Gales Creek, and more in this week's Dispatches from History: Western Washington County 100 years ago.
FreeForest Grove School District • Education • Coronavirus Jan. 24
Forest Grove High School, Neil Armstrong Middle School resume in-person classes
Students from all over the Forest Grove School District are back in school at the high school and Neil Armstrong Middle School following a closure at those schools due to staff absences attributed to COVID-19, the Forest Grove School District said.