Crash

WCSO deputy involved in crash while responding to separate crash on Highway 6

The Tillamook and Washington County lines at the Coast Range summit on Highway 6 on January 27, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley A Washington County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was struck by another vehicle Thursday evening while a deputy was responding to a separate crash near the summit of the Oregon Coast[Read More…]

After year of deadly crashes, ODOT installs new safety signs on Highway 6

A series of 45 mph advisory signs near milepost 34 on Highway 6 on Thursday, January 27, 2022. Photo: Chas Hundley The Oregon Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that new safety signs on the Wilson River Highway—signed as Highway 6—had been installed between Banks and Tillamook in an effort to[Read More…]

Search for possible missing aircraft suspended

Banks Fire District’s Hornshuh Creek Station. Photo: Banks Fire District Update: At 2:30 p.m., the Banks Fire District announced that the Washington County Sheriff’s Office had officially suspended the search for a possible missing aircraft somewhere in the Tillamook Forest.  “Ultimately there have been no reports of missing planes/pilots and[Read More…]

Hit-and-run crash leads to search of Gales Creek home believed to be involved in drug trafficking

The staging area for law enforcement responding to the scene in Gales Creek on October 28, 2021. Photo: Chas Hundley Update, November 3: The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that Damion Clowdus had been located. Update, 10:15 p.m. Thursday The Washington County Sherriff’s Office said in a press release issued[Read More…]

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