Washington County

Upcoming vaccination clinics: Banks, Timber, Forest Grove

File photo: Chas Hundley Washington County’s Mobile Vaccine Team has scheduled several Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination clinics in western Washington County in the coming weeks as the county works to combat the surging Delta variant.  The furthest west portions of Washington County not in the Portland[Read More…]

Washington County taps Marie Boman-Davis to lead public health division

Marie Boman-Davis. Photo courtesy Washington County Public Health Marie Boman-Davis has been promoted to lead Washington County Public Health as the public health division’s manager following the retirement of Tricia Mortell, who led the division for seven years.  Boman-Davis, who earned a Ph.D. in public health with a focus on[Read More…]

Washington Co. Chair Harrington floats idea of requiring proof of vaccination for indoor dining

File photo: Chas Hundley Following a Tuesday afternoon work session where Washington County Chair Kathryn Harrington said she would push for a closure of indoor dining in Washington County, the chair of Washington County’s board of commissioners has floated the idea of allowing indoor dining for vaccinated diners only.  In[Read More…]

Washington County chair Harrington is pushing for a four-week indoor dining ban

File photo: Chas Hundley Washington County could be headed for another indoor dining ban. Chair of the Washington County Board of Commissioners Kathryn Harrington said during a work session held Tuesday that she would push for a four-week closure of indoor dining at Washington County restaurants. The board is scheduled[Read More…]

Former Cornelius mayor, F.G. School Board member Ralph Brown missing now for 30 days

Ralph Brown. Photo courtesy WCSO Ralph Brown was last seen on May 16, 2021 near his Cornelius home, where he reportedly left around 6:30 p.m. It’s been 30 days, and his whereabouts remain unknown.  “Unfortunately, there are no new updates to report at this time,” wrote Washington County Sheriff’s Office[Read More…]


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