In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in rural western Washington County. This week, the clips come from the Washington County News-Times, published June 29, 1922.
With the recall of former Board Chair Mark Schmidlin, the Banks Fire District Board must appoint a new board member to fill the empty spot. Interested applicants in the district—Banks, Timber, Buxton, Manning, Hayward and vicinity—have until June 24 at 5 p.m.to put in an application. If the board doesn’t[Read More…]
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dan Bieltz, a Beaverton resident, was looking for ways to fill time after being furloughed at his job. With an interest in history, Bieltz, 41, started visiting Oregon’s pioneer cemeteries with a camera and began uploading videos to Youtube. “I knew I liked history, and I[Read More…]