Easter events in far Western Washington County

St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Roy. Photo: Chas Hundley Banks Banks Community United Methodist Church Thursday, April 18: Maundy Thursday Potluck and celebration, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21: 7 a.m. Sunrise service at Union Point Cemetery, 11 a.m. regular service at UMC We rely on subscribers to keep the[Read More…]

Art of the Story: 15th annual storytelling event returns to Washington County

The Banks Public Library. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY –  The 15th Annual Storytelling Festival “Art of the Story” takes place across Washington County libraries, schools, cultural, senior and recreational sites April 27 – May 4. This year’s festival includes 14 events focusing on a variety of storytelling formats and[Read More…]

Banks March 2019 Police Log

Two Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicles parked in front of the City of Banks Public Works building. Photo: Chas Hundley NW Wilkes St – Harassment: Deputies were called to the apartment complex because of a fight. Deputies arrived on scene and determined the male suspect hit the male victim in[Read More…]

Construction equipment hit by vandals, items stolen near Banks

Photo: Washington County Sheriff’s Office BANKS – Construction equipment owned by Yamhill-based Luttrell’s Trucking & Excavation was vandalized and some items stolen between Friday, March 22 and Monday, March 25 on Stimson-owned land near NW Davidson Rd and NW Hawn Rd Northeast of Banks. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is[Read More…]


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