Tag Archives: Independence

A Sense of Place: Halls Ferry

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published April 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. “We recently bought a piece of property out River Rd. past the island, but before the first railroad overpass,” so their … Continue reading

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Ruth DeSart Lively talks about the Wigrich Hops Ranch Store

Last Autumn, we had a chance to talk with Ruth DeSart Lively about her experiences working in the store at the Wigrich Hop Ranch outside of Independence, Oregon. Here are some excerpts from that interview. The full interview is stored … Continue reading

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