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.
PGE: ‘increasingly likely’ chance of power shutoffs in western Washington County starting Friday over wildfire risk
Portland General Electric said that the likelihood of intentional power shutoffs—known as a Public Safety Power Shutoff or PSPS—is high in ten areas in their service territory, including Buxton, Manning, Timber, and areas surrounding Banks in the next 24 to 48 hours. WOEC customers in the county may also be affected.
With deputies walking along behind, a man wanted for stealing a car led a low speed pursuit Sunday in an excavator at a logging site north of Buxton, police say.
A letter to the editor from West Oregon Electric Co-op District 5 Director and Board President Erika Paleck.
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, take a 1922 road trip through Greenville, Watts, and Forest Grove with some “old timers.”
In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, the 4th is celebrated at Balm Grove, a mill burns in Banks, and Watts has a livestock club.
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…]
Snoop into the lives of people who lived in Gales Creek, Banks, Timber, Kansas City, and other far west rural communities in 1922.