Corissa Mazurkiewicz is running for position 2 on the Banks School Board

Corissa Mazurkiewicz, photo courtesy Corissa Mazurkiewicz Corissa Mazurkiewicz, a Pacific University professor, lives outside of Banks’ city limits, and is running for the Banks School Board in position 2. Mazurkiewicz has lived in the region for the last 15 years, and said she grew up visiting family in Banks every[Read More…]

Two candidates vie for open seat in Portland Community College Zone 7 race

A 24-hour ballot drop site at the Banks Public Library. Photo: Chas Hundley Two candidates running for the Portland Community College Board of Directors open elected seat for the Zone 7 position, which encompasses far west Washington County and parts of northwestern Columbia County, have a similar passion for guiding[Read More…]

Here are the candidates running for office in the May special district election

A 24-hour ballot drop site at the Banks Public Library. Photo: Chas Hundley The filing window is now closed for the May 18 special district elections, and it’s a competitive field this time around. Here are the candidates running for local office in the Banks area and surrounding communities. Six candidates[Read More…]

Brad Witt wins eighth election to House District 31

A campaign sign for Brad Witt in Manning near the Dairy Creek Tavern. Photo: Chas Hundley Bradley Witt (D/I/WFP-Clatskanie) with 50.6 percent of the vote defeated Republican contender Brian Stout’s (R-Columbia City) 49.27 percent tally, according to results from the Oregon Secretary of State, making Witt, the incumbent winner and[Read More…]


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