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WOEC • Letter to the Editor • Utilities Jul. 12
Letter to the editor: West Oregon Electric Co-op elections
Letter to the editor: "Do we stay the status quo? Do we continue to absorb the inevitable increases in our rates? Do we stay the most expensive utility in the State of Oregon?"
Read more from Mountaindale resident Mary Stocker
CRIME • BANKS • POLICE LOG Jul. 11
Banks June 2019 Police Log
As written by deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Banks: Deputies learned that a wanted car thief was at a local business on NW Main St after an alert employee called in a tip to the Banks Deputy. While deputies were in route to the location, the business owner tipped the suspect off and he fled the business.
Forest Grove • Education • Pacific University Jul. 10
Saturday Academy launches classes at Forest Grove’s Pacific University
Looking for summer activities for the kids? In the class Club Med West: Medical Careers, students are offered the opportunity to investigate careers in the medical field at a hands-on experience at Pacific University.
Salem • Wildfire • Traffic Jul. 9
Smokey Bear license plates will become available in Oregon August 1
Oregon motorists will be able to adorn their license plates with famous wildfire prevention icon Smokey Bear starting August 1