Author: Chas Hundley - Banks Post

Banks School District to remain open May 8 amid calls for education funding

Banks Middle School. Photo: Chas Hundley BANKS – The Oregon Education Association has asked teachers across the state of Oregon to join a walkout on May 8 to demand more significant education funding for public schools and community colleges, with some school districts closing due to anticipated low staffing levels.[Read More…]

Deputy Frank Ward injured in head on collision near North Plains

Photo: OSP NORTH PLAINS – A Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy and another driver were injured in a two vehicle collision around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Glencoe Road and Wren Road between Forest Grove and North Plains, according to the Oregon State Police (OSP). The officer, deputy Frank[Read More…]

Oregon Department of Forestry seeks public input in Northwest Oregon State Forests Management, Habitat Conservation Plan

Trees open up to reveal a clear cut and newer growth in the Tillamook State Forest. Photo: Chas Hundley SALEM – Public input is sought on the Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Northwest Oregon State Forests Management Plan and Habitat Conservation Plan at a roundtable discussion scheduled in Salem on[Read More…]


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