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Jul 19 2021 thru Jul 25 2021

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Buxton • Event • Community Jul. 23
Blueberry Festival planned for Buxton's Public Coast Farm this Saturday
Ramblin' Rod Anders, the Apple Valley Airport, the proposed Salmonberry Trail, the Public Coast Farm and now, the inaugural Blueberry Festival this Saturday in Buxton all have called the same property home.
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 • Banks 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.
Crime • Banks • Police Log Jul. 19
Banks June 2021 Police Log
The June 2021 police log, as presented to the Banks City council on Tuesday, July 13.

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