In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in rural western Washington County. This week, the clips come from the Washington County News-Times, published June 29, 1922.
Tag: Daily Newsletter
The city of Banks plans to conduct a feasibility study to provide the Banks City Council with a cost analysis for removing utility poles on Main Street and submerging those power lines underground.
Recalls, resignations, elections and open positions mean that local governments are trying to fill a number of open spots, including seats on the city council, the fire board, and several boards and commissions. Elections for four city positions will be held in November The city of Banks has begun to[Read More…]
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a nearly 50-year-old right to abortion has little immediate impact in Oregon, where the state Constitution guarantees reproductive rights, including free abortions, that aren’t touched by the ruling. Still, the landmark decision issued Friday in Washington, D.C., will affect Oregon. Reproductive health care[Read More…]
The Banks City Council now has two vacancies after former councilor Mike Rainey recently stepped down and Erica Harold-Heine announced her resignation in early May. Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones said Rainey told her he “just doesn’t have the time with his new business to devote to it.” Harold-Heine told the[Read More…]
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Theft from vehicle – Arbor development: Unknown suspect(s) entered several unlocked vehicles and misc items (wallets, ear buds and other misc electronics) through out the arbor development. Although there was some video available from several houses, none of the footage was clear enough to obtain a usable description.Suspicious circumstance –[Read More…]
The Banks School District announced the hiring of Brian Sica as the district’s next superintendent. He will begin July 1. Sica’s credentials begin in Idaho, where he worked as a coach and teacher in the Shelly Joint School District. His dissertation lists him as a chemistry and physics instructor there[Read More…]
With the recall of former Board Chair Mark Schmidlin, the Banks Fire District Board must appoint a new board member to fill the empty spot. Interested applicants in the district—Banks, Timber, Buxton, Manning, Hayward and vicinity—have until June 24 at 5 p.m.to put in an application. If the board doesn’t[Read More…]
A message from the Banks Fire District, stats from May, student intern opportunities.