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Banks • Banks Fire District 13 • Community
Banks Fire District February 2021 Fire Log
A summary of calls from February 2021, and a message on the passing of Banks Fire District's Captain Mark Hornshuh.
The Miller Team - John L Scott Market Center: Bringing Clarity to a Convoluted Industry
Help Wanted in Gales Creek
The Salon - Banks' hair care specialists
Salem • Politics • Government Apr. 19
House passes bill to restrict some military surplus use by law enforcement agencies
The Oregon House of Representatives passed a bill prohibiting law enforcement agencies from receiving certain types of U.S. military surplus equipment from the federal government, including armored drones, grenades, and firearms silencers, among other types of gear.
FreeObituary Apr. 19
Obituary: Harold “Lloyd” Fellas
Harold “Lloyd” Fellas, 96, a resident of the Banks community passed away on April 14, 2021 at the Marquis Forest Grove, OR.
FreeFire • Washington County • Weather Apr. 15
Friday 'Red Flag Warning' issued for NW Oregon
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning beginning Friday at 11 a.m. and ending at 10 p.m. the same day for much of northwest Oregon and beyond. Fire officials from the local and state level have been warning for several days now of extreme conditions that could lead to wildfires.
Crime • Tillamook State Forest • South Fork Forest Camp Apr. 15
Escaped South Fork Forest Camp inmate arrested
A man who walked away from a South Fork Forest Camp work crew near the Gales Creek Campground on Wednesday, April 14 is back in custody.
Crime • Tillamook State Forest • South Fork Forest Camp Apr. 14
South Fork Forest Camp inmate escapes custody near Gales Creek Campground
Jedaiah Lunn, a South Fork Forest Camp inmate walked away from a work crew near the Gales Creek Campground Wednesday around 2:30 p.m., the Oregon Department of Corrections said in a press release. Minutes later, a carjacking occurred in the same area.