Banks School District: No plans yet to close or cancel school or activities during coronavirus outbreak

Photo: Chas Hundley OREGON – Have you heard? The coronavirus, COVID-19, is in Oregon.  In fact, people who have are presumed to have the coronavirus have been in Hillsboro, in Lake Oswego, Walla Walla and probably elsewhere throughout the state and county.  In Washington, 9 people have died from COVID-19,[Read More…]

Annual Banks Volunteer Firefighter Association Pancake Breakfast Kicks Off Sunday, March 1

A firefighter carries a tray of orange juice at the 2019 pancake breakfast. Photo: Chas Hundley BANKS – A long-standing community tradition, the Annual Banks Volunteer Firefighter Association Pancake Breakfast will be held Sunday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Banks Fire District offices in Banks.[Read More…]

Banks January 2020 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicle in front of the Banks city hall. Photo: Chas Hundley Criminal Mischief: Quail Hallow Apartments- Two teenage female “ex-friends” arguing over rumors. One used window paint to draw obscene photos on the other’s car windows. Clear exceptional Lost Property: Main Street- Vehicle plates reported missing.[Read More…]

Cpl. Jeremy Braun looks toward returning to work after being shot in line of duty

Joy Braun, Jeremy Braun, and Sheriff Pat Garrett. Photo: Chas Hundley//Banks Post HILLSBORO – “The valley of the shadow of death is very small, very narrow, and you have to go through it alone,” said Corporal Jeremy Braun of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  After being shot at close range[Read More…]

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