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Roy • Mountaindale • Elections May. 17
In TVF&R race, two candidates have dropped out
In TVF&R race, two of four candidates for position 5 have dropped out of the race, but their names are still on the ballot.
CRIME • BANKS • POLICE LOG May. 15
Banks April 2019 Police Log
As written by deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Banks: Counterfeit bills passed on Main Street sent to the U.S. Secret Service, reckless driver arrested, and more.
WASHINGTON COUNTY • CULTURE • CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF GRAND RONDE May. 14
Washington County Museum hosts talk on Kalapuyan cultural practices Saturday, May 18
The Washington County Museum is inviting the public to hear Dr. David Lewis, a local author, Native American historian, ethnohistory consultant, anthropologist, and teacher, discuss on Saturday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m his knowledge of the Kalapuyan cultural practices around food and land management.
Banks • Wildfire May. 13
One-acre brush fire burning north of Banks
A one-acre brush fire north of Banks has been lined and is being mopped up by emergency fire agencies.
Salem • Wildfire • Government May. 13
Nearly 1,000 acres have burned on ODF-protected lands in 2019 so far
On Oregon Department of Forestry protected lands, 126 fires have burned nearly 1,000 acres this year so far. The burned acreage doesn’t take into account fires burning on federally-controlled land, such as vast swaths of Bureau of Land Management and national forest lands, or fires burning in other jurisdictions.