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Roy • Fire Dec. 10
Fire at Roy home caused by 'juveniles misusing fire'
A residence and local landmark in Roy was damaged during a fire on Wednesday evening, according to Forest Grove Fire and Rescue, with no injuries reported for the home's residents or pets, including a cat and an unspecified number of opossums.
Crime • Banks • Police Log Dec. 9
Banks November 2020 Police Log
A summary of calls from November 2020 within the city of Banks, as written by contract deputies with the Washington County Sheriff's Office and presented to the Banks city council on December 8.
FreeWashington County • Coronavirus • Business Dec. 8
Grant opens for small businesses in unincorporated Washington County
Business owners in unincorporated communities such as Buxton, Manning, or Roy as well as a handful of cities can apply for another small business grant from Washington County if they've lost revenue due to COVID-19.
FreeBanks • School • Coronavirus Dec. 8
School sports calendar shifted back due to COVID-19
The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) Executive Board announced on Monday, Dec. 7 that school sports would be pushed back to start season 2 practices in February, but the fate of football, volleyball, and other sports depends on the course of the COVID-19 crisis and orders from the state.
FreeWashington County • Coronavirus • Government Dec. 8
County commissioners to host COVID-19 town hall December 12
A number of COVID-19 topics will be discussed by the Washington County Board of Commissioners during a digital COVID-19 town hall on Saturday, December 12.