As part of a county-by-county tour of the state, Oregon Governor Tina Kotek made a visit to Roy on Monday during her Washington County leg, the 33rd portion of the One Oregon Listening Tour.
A glider crashed near Roy Wednesday, injuring one person, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
Have you ever lost important paperwork? Despite 150 years of maintenance, Washington County can’t locate proof that about 3/4 of a mile of Harrington Road east of Roy is, in fact, a county road.
Firefighters had largely extinguished a brush fire on Harrington Road Monday evening.
Starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, residents in the bounds of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue will again be able to conduct outdoor burning, TVF&R said in a press release.
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.