As power is shut off for rural communities just outside Banks over wildfire concerns, Portland General Electric has established a community resource center at Jim’s Market in Banks to provide phone charging, ice, and information about the Public Safety Power Shutoffs beginning Friday. The center (12350 NW Main St) is[Read More…]
Banks City Council eyes burying
Main Street power lines
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.