The Oregon Department of Forestry released long-awaited revenue projections for 14 counties if a landmark conservation plan is adopted. Washington County could lose more than $5.6 million, or less than 0.3% of the county’s total $1.7 billion budget this year.
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The Washington County Department of Land Use and Transportation is still trying to fund the replacement of two culverts in the Gales Creek area on White Creek, a small tributary that empties into Gales Creek near the junction of Highways 6 and 8.
The decision is expected to help many rural residents and low-income Oregonians who are struggling to pay their bills
Want to advise the Oregon Transportation Commission on transportation issues in rural western Washington County? Two positions — each for a two-year term — on a regional commission are opening in January for just that purpose.
A century ago in western Washington County: Roy resident Albert Vandehey is killed by a train, the KK is pelted with eggs in Forest Grove, and a farmer would really like someone to pick up the stray horses that wandered onto their Dilley farm.
The gates are up at Fern Hill Road.
Oregon’s top elected officials pledged to spend millions of dollars on winter road maintenance after dire warnings from the state Department of Transportation that highways would go unplowed because of a budget shortfall.
“Due to a fire alarm that is unable to be turned off at Forest Grove High School, there will be a two hour delay to the start of school at FGHS. We apologize for the inconvenience,” the district said.
Washington County has a new sheriff following the swearing in of Sheriff Caprice Massey in a brief ceremony held Friday. Massey, the county’s 33rd sheriff. is the first woman to hold the role.
Can you go into the Tillamook State Forest and chop down a Christmas tree to put in your living room? No—but you can gather materials to assemble a wreath. Here’s how.