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Banks • Library • Gardening Feb. 6
'Seed Savers' at the Banks Public Library can access 300 seed varieties for free
The Banks Public Library is expanding their seed saving program, and recently opened membership to a club to promote use of the library’s more than 300 varieties of seeds — and 3,000 seed packets — for gardening.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Feb. 5
Oregon passes 2,000 coronavirus fatalities
More than 2,000 have died in Oregon since COVID-19 began its course, and other vaccine news from the state.
Washington County • Education • Agriculture Feb. 5
Washington County Farm Bureau seeks high school, college applicants for 2021 scholarships
Local students in high school and college who are pursuing an education in the fields of agriculture, education, nursing or vocational training are eligible for scholarships offered by the Washington County Farm Bureau this year.
FreeBanks • School • Coronavirus Feb. 3
Banks School District plans for school reopening, but fate of school sports uncertain
Banks athletes, parents and students took to the streets in Banks twice in January to push for in-person learning and for a return to some form of school athletics, gathering in front of district offices on Monday, Jan. 11 and on Main Street on Friday, Jan. 22 to ask Gov. Brown to allow student athletes to resume sports. The Banks School District plans to return to some in-person instruction in March.
Crash • Glenwood • Hwy 6 Feb. 3
Tillamook man killed in crash west of Glenwood
A Tillamook man died in a head-on collision between a log truck and a pickup truck about one mile west of the Timber Road junction on Highway 6, the Oregon State Police said.
Washington County • Police • Poaching Feb. 1
Oregon State Police seek public assistance in Washington County deer poaching case
The Oregon State Police are seeking information in a case involving a poached antlerless deer left in front of a gate on Stimson Lumber property north of Mountaindale

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