The Oregon Department of Forestry released long-awaited revenue projections for 14 counties if a landmark conservation plan is adopted. Washington County could lose more than $5.6 million, or less than 0.3% of the county’s total $1.7 billion budget this year.
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Want to advise the Oregon Transportation Commission on transportation issues in rural western Washington County? Two positions — each for a two-year term — on a regional commission are opening in January for just that purpose.
Gov. Tina Kotek on Tuesday issued new orders to forgive unpaid traffic fines for more than 10,000 Oregonians, making them eligible to get their driving privileges reinstated.
A century ago in western Washington County: Roy resident Albert Vandehey is killed by a train, the KK is pelted with eggs in Forest Grove, and a farmer would really like someone to pick up the stray horses that wandered onto their Dilley farm.
The Banks School District is asking community members to fill out an online survey to gain input on improvements to district facilities.
Oregon’s top elected officials pledged to spend millions of dollars on winter road maintenance after dire warnings from the state Department of Transportation that highways would go unplowed because of a budget shortfall.
Washington County has a new sheriff following the swearing in of Sheriff Caprice Massey in a ceremony held Friday, December 1. With Washington County Presiding Judge Kathleen Proctor administering the oath of office, Massey become the 33rd sheriff of Washington County, and the first woman to hold the role. Massey[Read More…]
With a little help from the Banks Fire District, children in the Banks area can once again send a letter to Santa.
Can you go into the Tillamook State Forest and chop down a Christmas tree to put in your living room? No—but you can gather materials to assemble a wreath. Here’s how.
The city’s annual rite of marking a prominent volunteer who’s made a mark in the city of Banks continued this November, this year honoring Clint Jackson, a well-known business owner, volunteer on the city’s Economic Development Commission, recently-elected Banks Fire District board member, and volunteer wrestling coach at the Banks High School, among many other roles.