During Tuesday’s city council meeting, officials discussed—but took no action on—a development agreement that could eventually see up to 955 homes added to Banks. Inside you’ll find links to the draft agreement, a photo presentation, city council audio and more.
It’s snowing again at higher elevations in western Washington County, and the Portland office of the National Weather Service issued a ‘Winter Weather Advisory’ for Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. and extending to 4 p.m. Thursday.
The public’s ability to access some trails and pathways maintained by local governments could come down to how “recreation” is redefined in a state law meant to protect local governments from lawsuits.
The Banks City Council will meet for a regular business meeting Tuesday with a public hearing scheduled during the meeting to discuss the adoption of a developer agreement with Holt Homes, an early step in a potential 950+ new home development in Banks.
After sending a group of volunteers through the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program last year, the Banks Fire District is planning a second class for interested volunteers in the Banks area.
Oregon lawmakers headed to Salem early Monday morning for the start of a 35-day sprint to pass budget fixes and bills addressing some of the most pressing issues facing the state. Here’s how to follow along.
On Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18, fishing is free in Oregon. Inside: information on fish stocking in local ponds and more on the origin of trophy fish coming soon to Hagg Lake.
Highway 47 is closed due to a jackknifed semi truck which spilled lumber across the highway about two miles north of the Highway 47 and 26 junction (Staley’s Junction).
A Banks City Council work session scheduled for Tuesday evening will see councilors discuss a draft Developer Agreement with Holt Homes, which is hoping to build a new housing development in Banks on the current Quail Valley Golf Course location.
Late Thursday, Gov. Tina Kotek declared a state of emergency over the fatal storm that has iced sidewalks and roads around the state, caused widespread power outages and damaged scores of homes and vehicles.