Government

State, local officials will meet in Salem on April 5 to plan the development of the Salmonberry Trail

Members of STIA walk the first completed portion of the Salmonberry Trail while visitors pass by. Photo: Chas Hundley SALEM – The Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) will hold a board meeting on Friday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife[Read More…]

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson dies

Workers at Washington County Elections offices show Secretary Richardson how ballots are processed in May 2017, with Manning resident Shirley Javorsky in the purple jacket. Photo from Oregon SOS. creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ SALEM – Oregon’s Secretary of State Dennis Richardson passed away Tuesday at around 9 p.m. at his home in Central[Read More…]

Banks Fire District wins Special Districts award

The Banks Fire District #13 Headquarters. Photo: Brenda Schaffer BANKS – Banks Fire District 13 received the 2019 Outstanding Special District Program Award from the Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO) for districts with five or fewer full-time employees. Banks Fire operates with about 70 committed volunteer firefighters. SDAO Executive[Read More…]

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson cuts hours back amid cancer treatment

Workers at Washington County Elections offices show Secretary Richardson how ballots are processed in May 2017, with Manning resident Shirley Javorsky in the purple jacket. Photo from Oregon SOS. creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ SALEM – Oregon’s Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced on February 4 that he will cut back his working hours[Read More…]

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