Want to volunteer to be a firefighter in western Washington County? Both Banks Fire District and Forest Grove Fire & Rescue have openings in their volunteer programs, and more ways to get involved this season.
A memorial service for Banks’ Ray Deeth will be held Saturday, March 12 in Schlegel Hall at Sunset Park in Banks (12765 NW Main Street) from 12 to 4 p.m. Deeth, a longtime politician, volunteer, and generally influential person in the Banks business and wider community, died December 21, 2021[Read More…]
The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley While the Tillamook Forest Center has yet to reopen following what was initially a temporary shuttering of its doors in the spring of 2020, the facility appears to be on track to reopen for the spring 2022 season. The Oregon Department of Forestry[Read More…]
Leslie Sipp. Photo: City of Banks The city of Banks announced that long-time Banks resident, citizen, and community activist, Leslee Sipp, is the winner of the Banks 2020 Citizen of the Year award. Banks began honoring outstanding citizens in 2012 who show excellence in volunteer community service and who stand[Read More…]
Cox Road in Gales Creek. Photo: Chas Hundley Serve on the Washington County Planning Commission Looking to serve your community and have a say in the governance of Washington County’s land use and transportation processes? The Washington County Planning Commision will have three vacant seats as of February 1, 2020,[Read More…]