Starting immediately (he’s already written two stories for us), you’ll see a new byline on some stories published in this newspaper. Some of you may already recognize the name, because he’s a Banks local. Please join me in welcoming Jake Moore.
From the Newsroom
Readers of this newspaper in print and online may have noticed some subtle changes creeping in to the design, look, and feel of our newspaper and websites. They’re also going to start seeing changes to how we tackle stories, and an increase in news coverage and focus.
Our news coverage will be limited while editor and publisher Chas Hundley recovers from a head injury stemming from a car crash last week.
How we’re covering elections on May 17.
Visitors to our website may have noticed a change in how things look. We are in the final steps of completing a complete website, publishing platform, and email newsletter change. For the majority of our readers, nothing—other than the look of our website and newsletters—will change.
What a year 2021 was to run a newspaper in Oregon. I said something similar at the end of 2020, and little has changed. Like any small business, running a newspaper during a pandemic is hard. We’ve grappled with staffing issues due to the pandemic, lack of income due to[Read More…]
It’s a new month and the same pandemic. Remember when some folks were optimistic that the shutdowns, closures, and quarantine might be a short-term prospect back in March, a time that feels roughly 20 or so years ago? Yeah. It’s August; nearly five months since the first order to close[Read More…]
Welcome! We just launched a new clutter-free news site for the Banks Post and Gales Creek Journal. It’s faster and easier than ever to get the important community news in Banks, Gales Creek, Timber, Buxton, Roy, and more news that matters to you. But the new site brings some other[Read More…]