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Apr 26 2021 thru May 2 2021

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Salmonberry Trail • Government • Recreation Apr. 29
Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency meeting May 7
Those interested in the development of the Salmonberry Trail can follow along at a regularly-scheduled Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) virtual meeting, scheduled for May 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Forest Grove • Police • Community Apr. 29
Body of man missing in Forest Grove found in waters of Gales Creek
The body of a man who walked away from a memory care facility in Forest Grove three days ago was found just outside of city limits in the waters of Gales Creek on Thursday shortly before 3 p.m.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Apr. 29
Governor Brown extends coronavirus declaration of emergency
“I intend to fully reopen our economy by the end of June, and the day is approaching when my emergency orders can eventually be lifted,” Brown said in a press release explaining her renewal of the declaration first issued on March 8, 2020.
Banks • Banks School District • Politics Apr. 28
Banks School Board candidate forum with two candidates planned April 29
An event billed as a Banks School Board candidate forum is expected to draw two candidates to Schlegel Hall in Banks on Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
Opinion • Letter to the Editor • Politics Apr. 28
Letter to the Editor: Why Kristi Wilson belongs on the PCC Board of Directors
A letter to the editor in support of PCC Zone 7 candidate Kristi Wilson.
Forest Grove • Police • Community Apr. 28
Police continue search for man missing from Forest Grove
79-year-old Toufik "Tom" Tanous walked away from the Hawthorne House Care Facility in Forest Grove Tuesday night. The Forest Grove Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff's Office are searching for Tanous, who has Alzheimer's.
Washington County • Elections • Politics Apr. 27
Two candidates vie for open seat in Portland Community College Zone 7 race
Two candidates running for the Portland Community College Board of Directors open elected seat for the Zone 7 position, which encompasses far west Washington County and parts of northwestern Columbia County, have a similar passion for guiding people into careers through a community college education but differing experiences in life and work.
Buxton • Construction • Environment Apr. 26
Mendenhall Creek culvert replacement in Buxton postponed to 2022
A plan to replace a culvert under Highway 26 near Fisher Road with a single span bridge has been postponed to at least 2022, according to a spokesperson for the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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