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Tillamook State Forest • Volunteer • Tillamook Forest Center Oct. 22
Volunteers sought to staff Tillamook Forest Center for 2022 season
While the Tillamook Forest Center has yet to reopen following what was initially a temporary shuttering of its doors in the spring of 2020, the facility appears to be on track to reopen for the spring 2022 season. To fully staff the facility, ODF relies on volunteers.
Banks • Crime • Manning Oct. 22
Detectives seeking tips after body found north of Banks
A body found north of Banks was reported to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, October 17, and now detectives are seeking tips from the public regarding the person who was found dead.
Column • History • Banks Oct. 22
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County October 6 & 13, 1921
What might be considered gossip fills the columns of this week's double-feature of Dispatches from history: Western Washington County 100 years ago.
Manning • Crash • Highway 26 Oct. 21
Seaside resident killed in Sunday Manning crash
A Seaside resident was killed Sunday afternoon in a head-on collision in Manning, Oregon State Police said.
Salem • Politics • Government Oct. 21
Redistricting draws most rural far western Washington County communities into House District 31
The Banks and surrounding rural areas used to be split into about three house districts. For the 2022 election, the vast majority of voters will be in House District 31 following this year's redistricting.