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Smokey Bear birthday celebration to be held August 9 at Tillamook Forest Center

The first Smokey Bear poster from the US Forest Service. TILLAMOOK FOREST – It’s Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday, and the Tillamook Forest Center is celebrating with a special birthday party on Friday, August 9 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. to honor the beloved forest icon.  Just don’t leave any candles[Read More…]

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Banks June 2019 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office car at Banks City Hall. Photo: Chas Hundley Theft/Wanted Subject: Jim’s Thriftway lot, a Banks Deputy was flagged down as they patrolled the parking lot of Jims Thriftway by one of Jims clerks. The deputy was informed that a female had just walked out with[Read More…]

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Saturday Academy launches classes at Forest Grove’s Pacific University

Marsh Hall at Pacific University. Photo courtesy of Pacific University FOREST GROVE – Saturday Academy, a Portland-based supplemental science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) program formed in 1983 that’s aimed at students in grades 2-12, is holding classes for the first time at Forest Grove’s Pacific University this summer.[Read More…]

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