Timber Road closes between Cochran and Strassel Roads after landslide

One of two main routes into Timber has been cut off following a landslide between Strassel Road and Cochran Road, Washington County Land Use and Transportation said Monday evening. A precise location for the landslide was not immediately disclosed, but the area between the two roads—famously winding and steep—is known[Read More…]

Highway 26 blocked amid snowy conditions

Photo: WCSO 5:31 p.m. Update: Highway 26 has reopened, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Several vehicles are blocking Highway 26 near Highway 47 due to snowy conditions, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. ODOT traffic cameras at Staley’s Junction show a line of traffic stretching down the[Read More…]

Mountaindale Road closed for death investigation on roadway

The old Mountaindale Store as seen on July 31, 2017. Photo: Chas Hundley Mountaindale Road is closed after an individual was found unresponsive in the roadway between Highway 26 and NW Hahn Road, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. They were later pronounced dead.  According to a preliminary investigation[Read More…]

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