The city of Banks has begun planning an expansion of the Banks-Vernonia trailhead parking lot on the north end of town where Banks Road meets Main Street.
BHS robotics club has two teams: the veteran team, Tacos In Kool Hats, made up of 10 students and a rookie team, Viridescent Vipers, with three students. This year both teams had extremely competitive seasons.
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife to distribute almost $10 million to rebuild or remove culvert bridges and dams in Oregon.
The Banks Wrestling team took home the 4th place team trophy and two state titles from the 3A state tournament Feb. 23.
The Banks High School girls varsity basketball team defeated Corbett 47 to 38 Saturday March 4 to become 3A OSAA state champions for the first time in school history.
Brian Sica comes to the Banks School District after more than 20 years of working in education and more than ten working in administration. The Banks Post caught up with Sica and discussed his background, and what’s next for the district.
Mark Gregg looks back on years on Banks City Council: “Over the 14 years, I never felt that we had a group of seven counselors and a mayor that couldn’t work together and solve problems.”
City hall is closing for renovations, which include raising the ceilings of the city hall offices and making improvements to the building’s ventilation systems.
It’s been almost two years since the Ackermans first dreamed up their coffee stand. A Feb. 12 tasting and community meeting in Manning will be the next step in opening their business to the community.
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced plans to construct a new crosswalk on Main Street near the Banks School District administrative building.