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Jan 11 2021 thru Jan 17 2021

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Salem • Education • Government Jan. 14
Newly-elected House District 32 Oregon House Rep. Suzanne Weber appointed to House Committee on Education
Weber also discussed the needs for reliable, high-speed internet to reach rural homes, businesses, communities.
Crime • Banks • Police Log Jan. 14
Banks December 2020 Police Log
A summary of calls from December 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 January 12.
Salem • Politics • Government Jan. 13
Kotek boots Nearman from posts, fines him in Oregon House
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland) is calling for the immediate resignation of Rep. Mike Nearman (R-Independence) after Capitol security cameras showed a video of the House representative opening a back door to the Capitol, allowing rioters to enter the building on December 21.
National • Elections • Politics Jan. 13
President Donald Trump impeached a historic second time
Ten Republicans joined their Democratic Party colleagues in charging President Donald Trump with “Incitement of Insurrection,” condemning his role in the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol as a high crime against the U.S. Government. Trump faces a Senate trial next, likely sometime around or after Inauguration Day.
FreeSalem • Politics • Government Jan. 11
Oregon legislature prepares for 2021 legislative session
Safety, swearing in, and more as legislators prepare for Jan 19. legislative session in Salem.
Banks • Banks Fire District 13 • Community Jan. 11
Banks Fire District January 2021 Fire Log
A summary of calls from December, and a few messages from the Banks Fire District.

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