It may be snowing now, but Oregonians have one week to remove their studded tires or face a fine.
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Oregon Legislature proposes tight budget as COVID cash runs out
Co-chairs of the legislative budget-writing committee on Thursday shared the broad strokes of their $31.6 billion spending plan for the two years beginning July 1. It starts with 2.5% reductions to current agency spending, cuts that would primarily be achieved by not filling vacancies.
Funding flows to fish passage restoration projects
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife to distribute almost $10 million to rebuild or remove culvert bridges and dams in Oregon.
Snow possible Thursday night through Saturday
Spring may have sprung, but the weather didn’t get the memo. The Portland office of the National Weather Service issued several notices, warning of incoming adverse weather overnight and into Saturday.
Salmonberry Trail cleanup in Buxton April 2
A cleanup event in Buxton will be held Sunday, April 2 to remove invasive species, clear trees and blackberries and pick up trash along one mile of the old railroad tracks that could someday become the Salmonberry Trail.
Dispatches from History: Western Washington County March 22, 1923
The mill starts up again near Glenwood, prune trees are dedicated in Hillside, and the coming and goings of regular folks in Banks, Buxton, and Gales Creek in this week’s edition of Dispatches from History, chronicling 1923 in Gales Creek, Banks, and beyond.
Fire hydrant flushing begins Friday in Banks
Discolored water starting Friday is no cause for alarm, the city said in a statement warning residents of upcoming maintenance to the city’s water system and fire hydrants.
House passes bill to allow Oregonians to pump their own gas
Oregon drivers who for decades have been banned from touching gas pumps could soon have the right to fuel their own cars, under a bill the state House overwhelmingly approved Monday.
Banks February 2023 Police Log
A bike theft thwarted, shenanigans in the Main Steet Pizza bathroom and more in the February police log.
Banks Wrestling places fourth at state with two state champs
The Banks Wrestling team took home the 4th place team trophy and two state titles from the 3A state tournament Feb. 23.