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Banks • Government • History Jan. 16
Banks kicks off 100 year celebration with centennial party
The city of Banks is turning 100, and much has been planned in celebration for the centennial occasion.
The official kickoff party is Thursday evening on January 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Sunset Park's Schlegal Hall. Read on for more about how to place items in the city time capsule and lear more about the history of Banks.
CRIME • BANKS • POLICE LOG Jan. 15
Banks December 2019 Police Log
It's a bit quiet for the December 2019 police report in Banks - but two of the items were in relation to an incident where a woman nearly ran over a state trooper in Banks.
Congress • Town Halls • Portland Jan. 15
National news dispatch: Impeachment, more town halls, and Portland presidential politics
Quick updates from the national level regarding Oregon's congressional delegation and national politics on the local stage.
CRIME • Washington County • traffic Jan. 14
More than 60 arrested during DUII holiday patrol period
63 people were arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office during a period of high visibility DUII enforcement patrols by local law enforcement agencies from December 13, 2019 to January 2, 2020.
Banks • weather • commute Jan. 14
Winter weather in region expected throughout the week
In a winter weather advisory in effect until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Portland branch of the National Weather Service said that communities in the northern Oregon coast range could see up to three inches of snow at higher elevations. Impacts of icy conditions — snow routes, crashes, closures, and more — have been seen throughout the region.
Banks • Sports • Braves Jan. 13
This week in Banks sports: Robotics, equestrian team, Basketball, and wrestling
Students from Banks are hard at work, presenting robotics projects to the Banks Fire District, preparing for equestrian and wrestling competitions, and playing in basketball games at home and on the road.