Washington County

Oregon State Police seek help in solving cold case

Skeletal remains, a car chase, a Revolutionary War replica button: The remains of a Washington County man, missing since the late 1960s, were found in the Tillamook State Forest in 2004. Now, thanks to modern technology, police know who he was. But they need help finding out how his body came to rest near Highway 26 just over the county line

Dispatches from history: Western Washington County July 6, 1922

In this column, we take a look back one hundred years ago in western Washington County. This week, the clips come from the Washington County News-Times and the Hillsboro Argus, each published July 6, 1922.Want more local history? Visit the Banks Historical Society online at www.bankshistory.org for Banks-area history, and[Read More…]


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