Washington County

Ride Connection plans public transit expansion in rural western Washington County

A Ride Connection bus drives through Banks on July 11, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley In early 2021, the nonprofit organization Ride Connection plans to expand their offerings of rural public transit options, which includes bus routes in Banks and North Plains that connect to the wider TriMet service territory, door-to-door[Read More…]

Washington County in ‘Extreme Risk’ category under new restrictions beginning December 3

A graph from the Oregon Health Authority showing county risk categories as of November 23 In a new framework announced Wednesday afternoon, Governor Kate Brown unveiled restrictions that will begin on December 3, continuing many of the restrictions from the “freeze” that began on Wednesday, November 18 and ends December[Read More…]

Brad Witt wins eighth election to House District 31

A campaign sign for Brad Witt in Manning near the Dairy Creek Tavern. Photo: Chas Hundley Bradley Witt (D/I/WFP-Clatskanie) with 50.6 percent of the vote defeated Republican contender Brian Stout’s (R-Columbia City) 49.27 percent tally, according to results from the Oregon Secretary of State, making Witt, the incumbent winner and[Read More…]

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