News of the Week – April 23 to April 29

Oregon Spectator, April 29, 1847 ELECTION NOTICE To Sheriffs, Clerks and Judges of Election At the general election to be held in Oregon on the first Monday in June, 1847, the following Territorial and County officers are to be elected: TERRITORIAL: One Governor COUNTY: For each county, one Treasurer, one Assessor, and three Justices of…

News of the Week, August 28 – September 3

The September 3, 1846 issue of the Oregon Spectator is filled with information on the ongoing negotiations with Great Britain over the joint occupancy of the Oregon Territory. This “latest” news from the states arrived in August when Lieutenant Woodworth of the U. S. Navy arrived after traveling overland to the west coast. He delivered…

News of the Week, April 16 – 23

Oregon Spectator, April 16, 1846 The Falls Association was instituted in January, 1844, for the mutual advancement of its members, in discussion and composition, since when, many animated debates, on interesting and useful subjects, have taken place – perhaps, we might say, to animated occasionally, when the question affected our peculiar political situation; if no…

News of the Week, March 20-26

Oregon City Enterprise, March 24, 1876 Vivian-Kohler. This troupe of world-renowned artistes gave an entertainment at Pope’s Hall, in this city, on Tuesday night. Though the evening was fine and all circumstances favorable to giving them a full house, but a small audience was present, and this among the people who had crowded the rooms…