Column • History • Gales Creek
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County December 5 1922
A wedding in Hillside, and New Year's greetings from Gales Creek and beyond. That and more in this week's Dispatches from History: Western Washington County 100 years ago.
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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FreeOregon • Weather • Tillamook Jan. 15
Tsunami Advisory issued on West Coast following underwater volcano near Tonga in South Pacific
Issued just before 5 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said that waves of between one and three feet could strike the West Coast. Locally, the tsunami could strike the Seaside area around 8:45 a.m.
Salem • Politics • Government Jan. 14
Rachel Armitage appointed to vacant Senate District 16 seat
County commissioners from the six counties in Senate District 16 appointed Rachel Armitage to fill the remaining year of former State Senator Betsy Johnson’s empty seat.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Health Jan. 13
Oregon Health Authority creates new hotline, website for Covid-19 patients
With cases of omicron skyrocketing, the Oregon Health Authority is taking a new approach to tracking new Covid-19 infections.
FreeFGSD • Coronavirus • Schools Jan. 13
Neil Armstrong Middle School pauses in-person learning
Neil Armstrong Middle School has joined Forest Grove High School in pausing in-person education as staff absences rise. “Our decision to pause in-person instruction is because we do not have sufficient staff to safely run classes at NAMS at this time,” FGSD Superintendent Dave Parker said.
Column • History • Gales Creek Jan. 13
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County December 12, 1922
A man is caught in a friction wheel in Scofield, a shoe shop is expected to open in Gales Creek, and more in this week's Dispatches from History: Western Washington County 100 years ago.