As Oregon gears up for a legislative session in two weeks, several local legislators will be sworn in January 9. Find out who’s representing your interests in Salem.
Every year, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department joins a nationwide initiative called “First Day Hikes” on New Year’s Day. This year, Stub Stewart State Park is one of 20 state parks with free hikes led by rangers or volunteers.
Less murder, more community happenings in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, the last of 1922. Next week, a new year of the “Roaring Twenties” begins in 1923!
A combination of federal and state funding this year helped to promote electric vehicles, renewable energy projects and environmental protections
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office recently marked the retirement of Sgt. Jeremy Braun, who spent nearly 19 years with the office before ending his career in January. Braun, raised in Banks, was seriously injured in a shootout near Hagg Lake in 2019.
A 17-year-old Cedar Canyon resident, formerly of the Groveland community on Gales Creek, confesses to the murder of a Hayward hermit in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History.
Washington County said it would activate its Severe Weather Shelters in Hillsboro and Beaverton in the face of life-threatening cold temperatures expected to grip the region.
The facilities will each open Wednesday, December 21 at 4 p.m. until at least Saturday, December 24 at 12 p.m.
Nearly $3 million in revenue generated from timber sales in the Tillamook State Forest in 2022 went to local districts in Banks and surrounding areas in fiscal year 2022, according to data from Washington County.
Oregon’s ethics watchdog advised Friday that legislative leaders can’t hire family members for political caucuses, though lawmakers still can hire their spouses and children as personal assistants.
Washington County said it would activate its Severe Weather Shelters in Hillsboro and Beaverton in the face of cold temperatures gripping the region.