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.
Oregon Department of Forestry • Fire • Tillamook Forest Oct. 25
Fire season over for all Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands
Fire season ended in the last of the 16 million acres of Oregon forestland protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry as of Friday morning, ODF said.
Washington County • Disasters • Public Safety Oct. 25
County moves to new emergency alert system
Washington County transitioned today to a new emergency alert system—used to notify county residents who've signed up for alerts during fires, floods, for missing persons notices and the like—called Everbridge.
Tillamook State Forest • Volunteer • Tillamook Forest Center Oct. 22
Volunteers sought to staff Tillamook Forest Center for 2022 season
While the Tillamook Forest Center has yet to reopen following what was initially a temporary shuttering of its doors in the spring of 2020, the facility appears to be on track to reopen for the spring 2022 season. To fully staff the facility, ODF relies on volunteers.
Gales Creek • Business • Food Oct. 22
Chicken and Guns Smokehouse coming to former Coleman's location in Gales Creek
Bonanza. Coleman’s. Soon, Chicken and Guns Smokehouse. The building on the Wilson River Highway just west of the junction of Highways 6 and 8 has long served Gales Creek residents and visitors looking for a spot to eat. In spring of 2022, a Portland restaurateur plans to expand his Portland food cart to a full restaurant in Gales Creek.
Column • History • Gales Creek Oct. 21
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County October 6 & 13, 1921
What might be considered gossip fills the columns of this week's double-feature of Dispatches from history: Western Washington County 100 years ago.