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The final Frontier: Frontier Communications is selling Oregon, other northwest customers

A Frontier Communications vehicle in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley CONNECTICUT – Frontier Communications is washing its hands of their customers in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho.  In a move announced on May 29, 2019, the Norwalk, Connecticut based publicly traded telecom company (NASDAQ: FTR) announced it would offload their[Read More…]

Banks August 2019 Police Log

A Washington County Sheriff’s Office car at Banks City Hall. Photo: Chas Hundley The following police log entries are written by Banks deputies contracted from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  Warrant Arrest: NW Main Street, During a routine traffic stop, deputies located a subject with multiple outstanding warrants. The subject[Read More…]

Suspect arrested in Banks attempted kidnapping

Lawrence Alan Roland booking photo. Photo: Washington County Sheriff’s Office BANKS – A spokesperson with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the suspect wanted in connection to an attempted kidnapping near Banks on the morning of Tuesday, September 10 was located and arrested shortly before 4 p.m. in[Read More…]

National Weather Service warns of localized minor flooding through 5:45 p.m. Tuesday evening

Clouds form over the Gales Creek Valley at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10. Photo: Chas Hundley PORTLAND – The local National Weather Service branch located in Portland issued a flood advisory with potential thunderstorms this afternoon for Washington County, warning of the potential for minor flooding in poor[Read More…]

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