A century ago in western Washington County: Roy resident Albert Vandehey is killed by a train, the KK is pelted with eggs in Forest Grove, and a farmer would really like someone to pick up the stray horses that wandered onto their Dilley farm.
Washington County has a new sheriff following the swearing in of Sheriff Caprice Massey in a ceremony held Friday, December 1. With Washington County Presiding Judge Kathleen Proctor administering the oath of office, Massey become the 33rd sheriff of Washington County, and the first woman to hold the role. Massey[Read More…]
Hayward may be a tiny community with a cemetery and a handful of homes, farms, and a cemetery today. But in 1923, it had a hotel, a school, and by November 29, 1923, a sidewalk.
One hundred years ago, work began on the first water system in Banks right before Thanksgiving.
With just under one year before the big 2024 election, we asked the Washington County Elections Division how they reduce errors in the electoral process, and talked about staff safety, transparency.
It’s a double feature this week! One hundred years ago, Banks took their first steps to building a municipal water system and bringing electricity to what was then the newest incorporated city in Washington County, and in Gales Creek, we’ve got news about three people named Bill.
The Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosted virtually by a Forest Grove civic group Wednesday evening for an overview of the district’s efforts in rural Washington County.
The comings and goings of people in Banks, Kansas City and more fill this snapshot of life from 1923.
A man hit another man in the face at the racetrack, a driver blew through town at 80 miles per hour, and the Secret Service is investigating a string of counterfeit bills passed in western Washington County.
100 years ago, someone lost their Nash wire wheel “with tire and cover” between Forest Grove, Banks, and Timber.
Was it ever found? Could it still be out there?