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WASHINGTON COUNTY • ELECTIONS • FIRE May. 21
For Roy, Mountaindale area voters, TVF&R levy will pass, and an incumbent will fall
Early elections results indicate that, should results hold, the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue local option levy will pass, with voters in early results overwhelmingly approving the levy.
Banks • Elections • School • Fire May. 21
Early results show Banks Fire District voters approve levy, Moore leads in Banks School Board race
Early elections results indicate that, should results hold, the Banks Fire District will receive approval from area voters in their ask for continued—and increased—funding through a local option levy.
Washington County • Government • elections May. 20
With one day to go for May elections, Washington Co. says turnout is 15%
The May special elections will end at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, and according to the Washington County elections office, just 15% of registered voters have turned in a ballot so far.
Fire • Weather • Forestry May. 20
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of 'good fire' isn't easy
Western states are preparing for summer and wildfire season. And although it may seem counter-intuitive, some of the most urgent conversations are about getting more fire onto the landscape.