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Salem • politics • Government Nov. 20
State Dispatch: Two legislators leaving Salem, the I-5 bridge project is back, free fishing weekend
This week's state dispatch of news from the state legislature, state politics and government, and other quick recaps of stories of statewide importance. This week, we look at a potential revival of the Columbia River Crossing, Free Fishing Weekend throughout the state, and two legislators who will not run again in 2020.
Banks • Sports • FOOTBALL Nov. 20
Banks Braves take on Marist Catholic on Saturday
The Banks Braves varsity football team last week cruised through a second-round playoff against No. 9 Baker, winning 34-14, and this Saturday, in a semi-final match in the OSAA 4A state championship tournament, they’ll take on No. 5 Marist Catholic Spartans this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Hillsboro Stadium.
Thanksgiving • Fishing • Recreation Nov. 20
Free Fishing Weekend returns Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving
You could go to Fred Meyer at 5 a.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving and maybe get in a fistfight over discounted socks with a hungover, bleary-eyed shopper juiced up on caffeine and holiday angst.
Or you could go fishing.
Washington County • Weather • Traffic Nov. 20
Driving in fog
It’s the time of year when fog becomes a likely part of Tualatin Valley drivers’ daily commute, and it seems to occur with regular frequency this year. Here are some safe driving tips for the fall and winter commute.