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FreeFireworks • Banks • Coronavirus Jul. 3
Where to watch fireworks on the 4th of July
Looking for fireworks displays? Look to the skies from the safety of your home around 10 p.m., where — as of press time — a fireworks display is planned to begin at 10 p.m. in Banks on Saturday, July 4.
Banks • protest • event Jul. 2
'Black Lives Matter,' and 'Support Law Enforcement': Two different rallies planned in Banks for July 4
Two rallies or protests are planned at different times for Saturday, July 4 in Banks, one billed as an event to support local law enforcement, with the other a Black Lives Matter protest.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • OREGON • GOVERNMENT Jun. 30
Gov. Brown says Oregon is at ‘crossroads’ before coronavirus surge, extends state of emergency
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said the state is at a ‘crossroads’ Tuesday as she extended by 60 days a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, urging residents to take personal responsibility for slowing the spread.
OREGON • WILDFIRE • TILLAMOOK STATE FOREST Jun. 30
Region to officially enter fire season July 1
The Oregon Department of Forestry announced that the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association region, which includes much of the regions of Gales Creek, Buxton, Timber, Manning, and the Tillamook State Forest, will begin Wednesday, July 1.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • OREGON • HEALTH Jun. 29
Gov. Brown issues statewide mandatory mask order
Beginning Wednesday, July 1, everyone in Oregon will be required to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces.
Washington County • Crime • Government Jun. 29
Washington County eyes body camera program expansion for deputies
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is taking a step toward requiring county Sheriff’s deputies to wear body cameras.
MOUNTAINDALE • MISSING PERSONS • WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Jun. 29
Remains found near Mountaindale confirmed to be those of Allyson Watterson
Human remains found near North Plains were confirmed to be those of Allyson Watterson, 20, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said in a Friday press release.