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  1. Relatives of family who drowned at Hagg Lake sue Washington County for $4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oregonian

    The relatives of four Hillsboro family members who drowned in Hagg Lake are suing Washington County for $4 million, saying the county failed to warn swimmers of dangerous conditions at the lake. Three generations of the Garcia-Ixtacua family drowned on Aug. 25, 2014, while swimming at the Gaston-area lake.


  2. Two-year-old Hagg Lake tragedy heads to courtroom - Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:54Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Clackamas Review

    The survivors of four Hillsboro family members who drowned in Hagg Lake near Gaston on Aug. 25, 2014, have filed a wrongful death complaint at the Washington County courthouse. The official plaintiff, Maria Garcia, was sister to 25-year-old Gabriela Garcia Ixtacua and 13-year-old Michael Xavier Garcia; aunt to 3-year-old Jeremy Taylor Scholl, and daughter of 42-year-old Jova Ixtacua Castano.


  3. Gaston junior baseball takes fourth - Wednesday, 13 July 2016 14:55Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Lake Oswego Review

    The Gaston Greyhounds took fourth place over the weekend in the 2016 Junior National Baseball Championship Tournament in Bob Smith Memorial Park in Lebanon. Left to right in the back row: Coach Randy Hoodenpyl, Jaden Clark, head coach Brian Wilhelm, Dylan Tallent, Johnmichael Garner and Dustin Yoder.


  4. For under $20, Pike Road leads to wine valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Lowell Sun

    For five generations the Campbell family of Gaston, Ore., have grown grapes and crafted wine, building a successful enterprise at Elk Cove Vineyards which was launched in 1974. Several years ago, Pat and Joe Campbell started a sister brand, Pike Road, hoping to deliver a quality Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris at affordable prices.


  5. Zipping around Portland: Where to find zip line coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 |

    ... 600 feet and the highest point above the ground is approximately 70 feet in the air. Tree to Tree Adventure Park - Gaston, OR Tree to Tree is located in Gaston, OR , a short drive from either Portland or the Oregon Coast. Zip lines include a guided ...


  6. Oregon standoff defendant Geoffrey Stanek pleads guilty to federal conspiracy chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    ... but he didn't name that individual. Stanek told the court he had attended junior high school and high school in Gaston, Oregon, and then obtained his high school equivalency diploma from the Job Corps. At sentencing, the judge will have discretion ...


  7. Fire departments from across Washington County answer call to fight wildfire near SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Firefighters with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, Hillsboro, Cornelius, Gaston and Fore Grove fire districts spent three days fighting the 2,100-acre Akawana Butte Fire, which threatened homes outside of Sisters. Capt.


  8. Forest Grove Rotary Club awards more than $25,000 in college scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Courier Mailer

    ... Rotary Club of Forest Grove . The local service organization last week informed students in Forest Grove, Banks and Gaston that they would be receiving scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to help with their first year of college. The ...


  9. Teen flown to hospital after bicycle, SUV crash in Forest GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 |

    ... on the northbound shoulder of the highway when the bike crashed into a Toyota 4Runner. The driver, Gregory Pliske of Gaston, remained at the scene and cooperated with officers. Herb said he did not know whether Gaston, 45, or the teen crossed the ...


  10. 7 hurt in weekend crash on Highway 47 north of GastonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Washington County sheriff's office says seven people were hurt in a Saturday night crash on Highway 47 north of Gaston. KOIN-TV reports authorities believe all seven people will recover.


  11. Seven injured in two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 47Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Seven people were injured in a collision between a pickup truck and a SUV late Saturday north of Gaston on Hwy. 47 in Washington County.


  12. 7 injured after SUV sends pickup into a ditch near GastonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Courier Mailer

    According to police, the GMC driver, 45-year-old Theresa Tricarico of Gaston, was extricated from the vehicle and flown to OHSU with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Seven people were sent to area hospitals Saturday night after an SUV rear-ended a pickup truck near Gaston, police say.


  13. Gaston gets bond, state grant money for new facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Forest Grove News-Times

    The day Gaston School District administrators found out voters approved a 30-year $12 million bond for a new multi-level facility, they also learned they'll get $4 million in matching grant funds from the state for the project. Gaston School District voters in Washington County helped pass the bond with 412 yes votes compared to 348 no votes.


  14. Jeb Bladine: Maslow would like Precinct 18 votersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | News-Register

    ... ump campaign. Meanwhile, a final tip of the hat to voters who passed school bonds in McMinnville, Yamhill-Carlton and Gaston, and needed fire district funds in Amity.


  15. Metro-area school districts look ahead after voters say no to bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Courier Mailer

    ... 54 percent of voters saying no. The district also would have received a state grant, had the measure passed. The tiny Gaston district in Washington County passed its $12 million bond and will now get a grant from the state. About 54 percent of ...


  16. The glories of Gaston revealed - Wednesday, 11 May 2016 12:26Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | South County Spotlight

    May is Gaston month at the Washington County Museum, meaning Gaston residents with valid identification can get half-price admission throughout the month, as well as free admission all day Saturday, May 21. That's when local historians Ken and Kris Bilderback will present a special program about Gaston at 1 p.m. There will be photos of local petroglyphs, along with stories of Wapato Lake, onion fields and the role second-generation Japanese immigrants played in Gaston's development. Videos related to Gaston's history will be on a continual loop.


  17. Forest Grove police log: Drunk spouses reunited with their clothes, each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Oregonian

    ... establishment after she removed a gutter downspout from the structure. a Officers assisted sheriff's deputies in Gaston on a person wanting to commit suicide. Deputies took the person into protective custody. a A man reported that his son sent money ...


  18. 21 school boards ask voters for $562 million for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 |

    ... state," Larson said. If any of the 16 districts with a guaranteed matching grant fails to win voter approval, then Gaston, a small district in Washington County, will receive money - assuming voters approve its school construction bond . Gaston is ...


  19. Heartbroken dad honors No. 1 sidekick - Wednesday, 20 April 2016 11:36Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... important to Sam, the 14-year-old Forest Grove resident who died Wednesday, April 6, in a car crash south of Gaston. Her sister, 18-year-old Stephanie, was driving south on Highway 47 that afternoon when a northbound car drifted into their lane, ...


  20. Forest Grove sisters involved in fatal crash had 'strong, deep connection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    ... whose back is to the camera. All are in shorts on a hot August day. But after a terrible car accident south of Gaston last Wednesday, April 6, the youngest sister will be missing from future family photos. Stephanie was driving south on Highway 47 ...


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