Gov. Kate Brown expanded an executive order to give hospitals more flexibility in caring for the high numbers of very ill patients
The Banks Fire District has partnered with Santa – but is also working with the Grinch. Photos with both, and a parade and letters to Santa are on the docket this weekend and beyond.
Measure 114, which bans the sale of high-capacity firearms magazines, is scheduled to go into effect on Thursday
The 4th Annual Banks Holiday Parade has been moved from Saturday, December 10 to Sunday, December 11 at 6 p.m., parade organizers confirmed.
Oregon’s pandemic home-schooling boom is beginning to cool off, new state data shows.
Washington County Land Use and Transportation said the department’s road crew staff was down by about 25%, which could delay plow times in the Banks, Buxton, Manning, and Mountaindale areas and beyond.
A volunteer effort to clean up illegal dumping along Hoffman Road north of Buxton begins Saturday, December 10.
“We need more volunteers to help,” said Ashlee Bowers, a Buxton resident who’s leading the volunteer effort in coordination with SOLVE and Weyerhaeuser.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners will host the final of four county Town Halls this year Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m., focusing on the work of each of the elected commissioners and their work in 2022.
The number of patients needing hospital care for the flu is rising, fueling the demand for beds by hundreds of children with a respiratory illness and adults suffering from COVID-19.
The city of Banks will kick off their holiday festivities with the annual tree lighting ceremony at Greenville Park Sunday at 6:30 p.m.