Washington County

Seven days, twenty protests: Washington County residents march, protest, and call for change

Protesters line 19th Way in Forest Grove on Tuesday, June 2. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – In the span of one week, cities and communities in Washington County saw at least 20 protests decrying police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a Black man, from[Read More…]

Washington Co. deputy charged with official misconduct from 2018 use of force incident

Rian Alden booking photo from Washington County Sheriff’s Office HILLSBORO – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says that a deputy under investigation for allegedly sending a racist email 16 years ago has been charged with official misconduct stemming from a use of force while booking an arrestee in the Washington[Read More…]

Washington County deputy under investigation after allegation of ’email with racial epithets’ surfaces

A table with Washington County Sheriff’s Office memorabilia and information in Banks. File photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – A Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been placed on administrative leave after an allegation surfaced that the deputy sent an “inappropriate email with racial epithets” before being employed by the[Read More…]

Early election results: No close races for far west Washington County

The May 19 voters’ pamphlet. Photo: Chas Hundley WASHINGTON COUNTY – Early results are in for the May 19 2020 primary.  We’re following a host of races throughout Washington County and the wider region, and we’ll be posting updates throughout the night and morning as they become available.  Up first,[Read More…]

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