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Banks • Banks Fire District 13 • Community
Banks Fire District January 2021 Fire Log
A summary of calls from December, and a few messages from the Banks Fire District.
Banks Fire District Engine 16 heads toward the Powerline Fire in September 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley
The Banks Fire District January 2021 Fire Log. Photo: BFD
FreeCoronavirus • Health Jan. 18
Want a free Covid-19 test delivered? Households can sign up now
The Biden administration’s effort to distribute free Covid-19 tests nationwide was supposed to start Wednesday. Instead, the government quietly began taking orders on Tuesday.
FreeOregon • Weather • Seaside Jan. 15
Tsunami Advisory issued on West Coast following underwater volcano near Tonga in South Pacific
Issued just before 5 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said that waves of between one and three feet could strike the West Coast. Locally, the tsunami could strike the Seaside area around 8:45 a.m.
Salem • Politics • Government Jan. 14
Rachel Armitage appointed to vacant Senate District 16 seat
County commissioners from the six counties in Senate District 16 appointed Rachel Armitage to fill the remaining year of former State Senator Betsy Johnson’s empty seat.
FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Health Jan. 13
Oregon Health Authority creates new hotline, website for Covid-19 patients
With cases of omicron skyrocketing, the Oregon Health Authority is taking a new approach to tracking new Covid-19 infections.
Crime • Banks • Police Log Jan. 13
Banks December 2021 Police Log
The Banks December 2021 Police Log, as presented to the Banks city council by Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies on January 11, 2022.