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Manning • Crime • Cornelius Aug. 4
Sheriff's Office: Cornelius man arrested on rape charge met victims at 'Dairy Queen near Manning'
Detectives with the Washington County Sheriff's Office are seeking information on more victims following the arrest of a Cornelius man Wednesday on charges of rape, among other charges. Detectives believes that Darby Martin, 27, met his victims at the Manning Dairy Queen, where he worked.
Banks • Community • Event Aug. 4
'Movie in the Park' returns with 'Tom and Jerry' on August 6
Coming Friday, August 6, as dusk settles over the city at Greenville City Park, join the community gathering that is the Banks Movie in the Park for the 2021 live-action/computer-animated film "Tom and Jerry."
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Government Aug. 4
Health care workers must get vaccine, or be tested for COVID-19 weekly, Gov. Brown says
Starting September 30, Oregon Governor Kate Brown will require workers in health care settings to be tested weekly for COVID-19, a rule that health care workers can avoid by becoming vaccinated.
Banks • Government • Community Aug. 3
2021 Banks Citizenship Award nominations open
The 2021 Banks Citizenship Award marks the tenth time the community tradition will celebrate one of Banks’ own who makes a difference in people’s lives, minds and spirits, but who don’t necessarily seek attention for their good deeds otherwise. Nominate a community member in the Banks area—including those outside of city limits—by September 30.
Tillamook County • Crash • Highway 6 Aug. 2
Two people die over weekend on Highway 6
Two people are the latest killed in a crash on the Wilson River Highway stretching from Banks to Tillamook after a collision on Saturday.
Column • History • Banks Aug. 2
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County July 21, 1921
100 years ago: A picnic at Banks' "Hop Ranch," a lot of blackberries, someone's driving in Gales Creek in a Grant Six touring car and more. This week, the clips in this history column come from the July 21, 1921 edition of the Washington County News-Times.

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