Coast Range

Jewell Meadows wagon tours cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Roosevelt elk at Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area. Photo by Jim Yuskavitch. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that public tours for the 2020-2021 elk feeding season at Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area have been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. “Given current Covid-19 restrictions and the inability to practice social[Read More…]

Banks High School wrestler JJ Ellis wins individual state wrestling championship

Photo courtesy of Banks School District BANKS – Banks High School senior wrestler JJ Ellis won the Oregon 4A 220-pound state championship at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 23. This marks Ellis’ second state title in as many years with the Braves. “(Winning the state title) was a goal[Read More…]

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