After an extended hiatus, the St. Francis Steak Dinner & Antique Tractor Show is back. Starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. this Saturday, May 7, the event—scuppered by the pandemic since the last time it was held in March 2020—is bigger than ever, and promises food, fun, and at least 45 tractors.
Lucille Marie Bernards, age 89, passed away September 29th in Beaverton. Lucille was born on October 22, 1931 in Roy, Oregon to parents Francis and Hermina (Vandecoevering) Vanderzanden. She is survived by sister Dorothy Bernards, brothers Ron Vanderzanden, Frank Vanderzanden and pre-deceased by her sister Bernice Rowley, brother Don Vanderzanden and[Read More…]
Former Banks fire chief who cofounded district will be honored Saturday with procession from Roy to Banks
Banks’ Engine 16 will carry the remains of Chief Clarence Sweere. Photo: Chas Hundley The Banks Fire District will honor former Chief Clarence Sweere on Saturday, August 14 with a procession from St. Francis in Roy to Banks’ Union Point Cemetery to transport the remains of the man who co-founded[Read More…]
St. Francis on Wednesday, July 14. Photo: Chas Hundley A rummage sale to benefit the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Roy began today and will continue until Saturday. Running from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, the sale, located at the school at 38975 NW Harrington Rd.[Read More…]
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.
Washington County Sheriff’s Officers on scene in Roy. Photo: Forest Grove Fire and Rescue A residence and local landmark in Roy was damaged during a fire on Wednesday evening, according to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, with no injuries reported for the home’s residents or pets, including a cat and[Read More…]
Roy-area farms, taken in 2015. Photo: Chas Hundley A brush fire is burning in Roy on Chalmers Lane near Roy Road, according to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue. According to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, the fire has been brought under control with crews putting out hot spots.Seeking applicants for[Read More…]
St. Francis in Roy. Photo: Chas Hundley ROY – For the 53rd year, the St. Francis of Assisi parish will hold a benefit dinner on Sunday, March 8 to keep funds flowing into the St. Francis of Assisi school in Roy. The event, held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,[Read More…]
Lawrence Alan Roland booking photo. Photo: Washington County Sheriff’s Office BANKS – A spokesperson with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the suspect wanted in connection to an attempted kidnapping near Banks on the morning of Tuesday, September 10 was located and arrested shortly before 4 p.m. in[Read More…]
The Gales Creek Church of God. File photo taken Sept. 10, 2019 by Chas Hundley GALES CREEK – After a summer hiatus, the volunteer-led Community Participation Organization 13 — referred to as CPO 13 —will hold their first meeting of the season in Gales Creek on Wednesday, September 11 at[Read More…]