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Aug 17 2020 thru Aug 23 2020

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FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Education August 21
No school reopening until significant coronavirus drop, governor says
Until the state sees a rapid decline in the spread of COVID-19, students won’t see the inside of a classroom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown said during a Friday morning press conference.
Fire • ODF • Oregon August 19
State of emergency declared in Oregon over wildfire risk
Citing imminent wildfire threats, Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency on Wednesday afternoon for the entire state of Oregon
Banks • Elections • City Council August 19
Current Mayor Peter Edison is running for city council
Current city of Banks Mayor Peter Edison, 62, is running for city council position 4. Edison has lived in Banks for nearly 21 years, and has served as an elected official in Banks for at least 17 years.
Banks • Government • City Council August 17
Banks city council places annexation of 1.03 acres on November ballot
During the city of Banks city council meeting held Tuesday, August 11, councilors moved forward on a number of items, including a referral to voters in the city of Banks to annex just over one acre of new land into the city.
Banks • Elections • City Council August 17
Filing deadline for city office election closes
The window to file for city council or mayor in Banks closed at 1 p.m. today. Here’s a tally of who will (likely) be on the ballot on Tuesday, November 3.

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