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News Updates from Washington County

 

  • Masks now required in all workplaces and more
    Oregon has new mask requirements and recommendations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Masks are now required inside all private and public workspaces, including classrooms, offices and meeting rooms. Employees must wear masks unless they’re alone in an office or private workspace. Along with the new…
  • Forest Grove Businesses: Sign up for Trick-or-Treat
    The City Club of Forest Grove is organizing a Trick-or-Treat event in downtown Forest Grove. The club has modified the plan to be safe and adhere to COVID-19 regulations. Businesses can sign up to host a booth for kids to Trick-or-Treat along Main Street…
  • 2020 Oregon Tourism Industry Stakeholder Survey
    Travel Oregon and the state’s seven official regional destination management organizations (RDMOs) launched a tourism industry stakeholder survey to seek input from communities, local businesses and individuals that drive the state’s tourism economy. The COVID-19 pandemic and necessary restrictions on travel have had devastating…
  • Metro, Travel Portland Apply for Economic Development Administration Grant
    In a joint effort, supported by the chairs of the board of county commissioners in Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties, Metro Regional Government and Travel Portland applied for an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to help recover lost meeting and convention business due to…
  • Washington County Arts Organizations Awarded More Than $1.6 Million in Support Grants
    In late September, Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support grants were issued to 621 organizations around the state. Thirty-two Washington County arts organizations received more than $1.6 million of these funds, which were part of a relief package passed by the Oregon Legislature in July….