A serious crash near the intersection of Highway 26, Banks Road, and Harrison Road has closed Highway 26 at the Highway 6 junction.
Friends group hosts library book sale in Banks
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.
Banks Fire District board will interview three candidates for empty seat
The board of directors of Banks Fire District 13 will meet Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. to interview three finalists for the open seat vacated by the recall of former board Chair Mark Schmidlin.
Parade, cannon, and football: It’s Homecoming at the Banks High School
A short parade begins at Trellis Way at 2:15 p.m. today, while a cannon will fire blanks every time the Braves score at tonight’s football game VS Rainier.
ODOT reminds campaigns to keep political signs out of state highway rights of way
Just over one month remains until the November 8 General Election, and in a sure sign of the election season, the Oregon Department of Transportation is again reminding campaigners to keep their signs out of the right of way.
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County September 28, 1922
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, a detailed listing of Banks-area winners of the Hog and Dairy show, a Verboort man loses a finger, and more from 1922.
Deadline for Citizenship Award nominations is Sept. 30
The city of Banks is accepting nominations for the 2022 Banks Citizenship Award with a deadline of September 30.
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County September 21, 1922
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, a “tin lizzie” collision with a motorcycle, the Banks Hog and Dairy Show starts, and more from 1922.
ODOT: Highway 47 reopening delayed due to utility lines
Completion of a project to replace the 85-year-old bridge over West Fork Dairy Creek just outside Banks city limits has been delayed without a known reopening date, ODOT said Thursday.
Dispatches from history: Western Washington County September 14, 1922
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, Vernonia becomes a boom town, a baby clinic is held in Banks, and more.