Corbett Oregon

Jul 24, 2016 No Comments by

Corbett Oregon is located between the Sandy River and Crown Point on the Columbia River Historic Highway. We are at the mouth of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge twenty miles east of Portland on the way to Hood River. It is the goal of the web site to encourage participation and community by providing a […]

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Corbett Community Night Out

Jul 20, 2016 No Comments by

Corbett Community Night Out has been moved from the standard first Tuesday of August to Friday the 5th in the hopes of making it easier for more of our Community to attend! Members of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office will be here putting on demonstrations and getting to know our town, and this year there […]

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Invasive Tansy Ragwort

Jul 15, 2016 No Comments by

Tansy Ragwort  (Senecio spp.) Tansy can be easily uprooted from the ground, bagged and disposed of. Flower heads must be chopped off and discarded in a garbage bag, so when the flower seeds, the weed doesn’t spread. Spraying the weed with chemicals also will kill it. There also are biological controls for tansy. In the past, certain insects such […]

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Garlic Mustard Threat

Apr 01, 2016 No Comments by

Garlic Mustard is an invasive plant creeping into the Columbia River Gorge and threatening native forests and wildflowers. EMSWCD will once again provide a dumpster for disposing of pulled and bagged garlic mustard. It is available now. The dumpster is located on the Historic Highway, in front of the ball field across the street from […]

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Corbett Repeater In the Gorge

Nov 24, 2015 No Comments by

A big thank you to Corbett residents Jim Stein and Joel Harrington. They donated a full day of their time on Saturday to install the Corbett repeater in the gorge. Also, one of our county Radio Shop technicians, Marty, spent his entire Saturday on this installation, without pay, to get this project done!  Very dedicated!   This […]

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Citizen Patrol

Aug 29, 2015 No Comments by

The Citizen Patrol is a trained group of volunteers organized to increase the safety and livability in the Columbia River Gorge. They walk and drive their neighborhood streets, parks, schools and businesses to report problems and to deter crime.  They may be seen assisting a deputy with traffic control or assisting at a community event.  […]

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Identification for Cow Parsnip, Hogsweed and Queen Anne’s Lace

Jul 07, 2015 No Comments by

   Lacy White Flowers: Beware! Please use great caution around white lacy wildflowers! Do not touch any of these plants unless you can positively identify them. Keep children and animals away from them unless you know they are safe. Heracleum is a genus of about 60 species – in the carrot family.   Cow Parsnip (Heracleum lanatum) […]

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Timber Winds, Volume 1. No. 2

Jun 04, 2015 No Comments by

In the spring of 1981, the TIMBER WINDS was published for the second time. Take a look below to explore Volume 1. No. 2. and select here for the first Volume. Enjoy a look back!  

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Corbett Oregon Fourth of July

Mar 05, 2015 No Comments by

What a great parade for this year’s 4th of july in Corbett Oregon! Below are some of the entries and fun. Thanks to everyone at the Corbett Fun Fest for organizing and to everyone that participated. The music is by The Fire Weeds!

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Closing the Corbett Middle School?

Dec 11, 2014 No Comments by

At the November 2014 regular board meeting the board voted to direct the Superintendent to form a ‘special task force’. When asked what this task force would be doing – the superintendent has stated “the task force is going to discuss plans to close the building in conjunction with a bond campaign.”  Apparently discussions have […]

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