A bear scratches a Gales Creek man, snow closes the mill in West Timber, an 80 acre farm in Buxton goes up for sale and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, chronicling 1923 in Gales Creek, Banks, and beyond.
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced plans to construct a new crosswalk on Main Street near the Banks School District administrative building.
Washington County announced the appointment of Mjere Simantel as the new director of Washington County Health and Human Services Thursday, January 19.
Since Nov. 7, Brian Stout, R-Columbia City, has been subject to a five-year order of protection from a former campaign volunteer who reported that he had sexually assaulted her and threatened her life. A Columbia County judge will continue hearing arguments over whether the order should remain in place later this spring.
A Fir Creek resident heads to Timber to do some blacksmithing, a telephone company starts in Vernonia, and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, chronicling 1923 in Gales Creek, Banks, and beyond.
Starting immediately (he’s already written two stories for us), you’ll see a new byline on some stories published in this newspaper. Some of you may already recognize the name, because he’s a Banks local. Please join me in welcoming Jake Moore.
A Banks resident died in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 47 Saturday afternoon, Oregon State Police said.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Highway 47 would be closed from NW Spreadborough Lane to NW Osterman Rd for “multiple hours” after a crash Saturday afternoon.
A message from the Banks Fire District, stats from December, and an upcoming blood drive in this month’s Banks Fire District 13 Fire Log.
Kotek plans to declare a homelessness state of emergency and sign an executive order calling for more housing on her first full day in office Tuesday.