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Crash • Summit • Hwy 6
Fatal crash near Coast Range summit closes Highway 6
A crash near the Coast Range summit has resulted in the closure of Highway 6.
Highway 6 closed
A fatal crash near the Coast Range summit has resulted in the closure of Highway 6.
According to the Oregon Department of Transportation's Tripcheck, the crash is located near mile post 33.
A Life Flight helicopter is en route to the location.
The Washington County Sherriff's Office said that the crash was fatal, but did not specify any details on those involved in the crash beyond that.
This is a developing story and will be updated as information is confirmed.
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
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FreeOregon • Coronavirus • Health Jan. 13
Oregon Health Authority creates new hotline, website for Covid-19 patients
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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.