A burn ban instituted county-wide over weather conditions that led to the escape of several burn piles was lifted Tuesday afternoon.
Have an opinion on Highway 6? The Oregon Department of Transportation wants to hear from you by November 28 at an online open house as the state agency studies safety and road conditions on the highway.
With just over a month left in her term, Gov. Kate Brown has issued a sweeping pardon for Oregonians convicted of possessing a small amount of marijuana.
The ban was enacted over increased wildfire risk after several burn piles escaped their bounds and sparked November wildfires, according to FGF&R. Burning will remain banned until weather conditions change.
The Associated Press called the race in Kotek’s favor Thursday evening, after several counties reported the votes of tens of thousands of outstanding ballots. Kotek’s lead over Drazan has continued to grow over the past several days as more votes were reported from Multnomah County, the state’s most populous and where Kotek won nearly 70% of the vote.
Oregon’s race for governor is a two-way contest between Democrat Tina Kotek and Republican Christine Drazan, early election results showed.
With more than 1 million votes counted as of 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Kotek held a narrow lead over Drazan. Nonaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson was in a distant third and conceded shortly after 8:30.
City election results: Psilocybin facilities on track to be banned for two years, uncontested candidates breeze to victory
Early results showed Banks voters on track to ban psilocybin facilities in city limits for two years.
Four other races—mayor and three city council seats—had no surprises in store, given that each position had only one candidate file to run.
A serious crash near the intersection of Highway 26, Banks Road, and Harrison Road has closed Highway 26 at the Highway 6 junction.
The Oregon State Police said a Forest Grove resident was killed between Banks and Forest Grove on Highway 47 Thursday morning.
Located in the Jane Moore Community Room, the sale began Thursday, and will continue Friday, Saturday, and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.