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Crash • Manning • Banks Fire District June 11
Hillsboro man dies in Manning crash
A Hillsboro man died in a collision with a commercial vehicle in Manning Thursday morning.
Crash • Manning • hwy 26 June 11
Fatal crash in Manning closes Highway 26
A fatal crash near the Dairy Queen in Manning has closed Highway 26 Thursday morning.
CRIME • BANKS • POLICE LOG June 10
Banks May 2020 Police Log
As written by Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies stationed in Banks. Among other items, deputy Ryan Pope noted during Tuesday's city council meeting that parking enforcement has resumed in Arbor Village after residents began to take advantage of lax enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FreeBanks • art • city council June 9
Banks National Drinking Water Week coloring contest winners
Take a break from the hard news for a minute and celebrate some young artists in the Banks community.
Black Lives Matter • PROTEST • WASHINGTON COUNTY June 9
Seven days, twenty protests: Washington County residents march, protest, and call for change
In the span of one week, cities and communities in Washington County saw at least 20 protests decrying police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, from cities as small as North Plains to the county seat of Hillsboro.
FreeBanks • protest • Washington County June 9
Black Lives Matter protest and march planned Friday in Banks
Organizers plan a protest and march Friday evening to show solidarity with Black community members in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, adding Banks as the latest small town in Oregon to hold such a demonstration.
Banks • Government • City Council June 8
Banks city council to meet Tuesday to vote on budget
The Banks city council will meet for a work session and city council session remotely on Tuesday, June 9 to potentially adopt a city budget, increase police coverage in Banks, and more.