Stub Stewart State Park is host to a variety of activities — disc golf, horseback riding, mountain biking, to name a few — and for one night on Saturday, July 15, the park’s Hilltop location will transform into a movie theater for a free showing of Galaxy Quest.
The latest town hall for Washington County residents to meet with Oregon’s junior Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) will be held in Hillsboro Saturday, July 15 at 1 p.m.
A woman lodged in the Washington County Jail died early Friday morning, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
A Banks man got more than he bargained for after winning a used car at auction.
A glider crashed near Roy Wednesday, injuring one person, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
As families prepare to celebrate Independence Day with the traditional lighting of explosives, fire and weather agencies are warning of other explosive conditions: The potential for wildfires to ignite and spread fast Tuesday and Wednesday.
“There may be intermittent lane closures but the highway is open,” ODOT’s Don Hamilton told the Banks Post in an email Thursday afternoon.
The Oregon Department of Forestry said fire danger would be raised to “Moderate” (blue) in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association (NWOFPA) region Thursday morning.
Gov. Tina Kotek tapped LaVonne Griffin-Valade, a longtime government auditor in the Portland area, to become Oregon’s next secretary of state, an appointment that marks the end of a tumultuous chapter for the office following the resignation of Secretary of State Shemia Fagan in early May amid a moonlighting scandal.
As the region barrels toward a 90 plus degree Independence Day, a local state forestry official said that five wildfires of note have already burned in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association (NWOFPA) region.