Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett plans to leave his elected position six months before the seat would be up for election again, and recommended that Undersheriff Caprice Massey be appointed to fill the remainder of his term.
ODOT has published a report detailing issues plaguing Highway 6, but cautions that no funding exists to tackle most of the work.
Starting Monday, September 25, households can order four free COVID-19 test kits.
One century ago: A Ku Klux Klan gathering just northwest of Forest Grove drew members “from Portland and many surrounding towns” and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History in Banks, Gales Creek, Buxton, and beyond from September 20, 1923.
U.S. Representative Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will host a series of town halls throughout District 1 in the coming weeks, with one well-suited for Washington County residents scheduled for Thursday, October 5 in Hillsboro.
Those interested in the development of the Salmonberry Trail can follow along online—and in-person in Wheeler with an RSVP—at a Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, September 27 from 1 to 4 p.m.
It’s been up for awhile, but some still haven’t grasped the concept of how the new crosswalk near two schools in Banks works. Here’s a handy guide.
Fire danger was at moderate until Thursday, when high temperatures brought it back to “high.”
Tuesday morning, ODF officials brought it back down to moderate.
A Banks man and his vehicle are struck by a train, a logging camp is for sale and more in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History in Banks, Gales Creek, Buxton, and beyond from September 6, 1923.
A cyclist is struck in Banks, a stolen car, and more in the August police log.