Washington County

Ride Connection plans public transit expansion in rural western Washington County

A Ride Connection bus drives through Banks on July 11, 2018. Photo: Chas Hundley In early 2021, the nonprofit organization Ride Connection plans to expand their offerings of rural public transit options, which includes bus routes in Banks and North Plains that connect to the wider TriMet service territory, door-to-door[Read More…]

Washington County in ‘Extreme Risk’ category under new restrictions beginning December 3

A graph from the Oregon Health Authority showing county risk categories as of November 23 In a new framework announced Wednesday afternoon, Governor Kate Brown unveiled restrictions that will begin on December 3, continuing many of the restrictions from the “freeze” that began on Wednesday, November 18 and ends December[Read More…]

Thursday vote tally sees Washington County surpass average state turnout by 1.5%

A freshly painted ballot drop box in Forest Grove. Photo: Chas Hundley Washington County voters have turned in 243,120 ballots as of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 29, according to the Washington County Elections office, which represents about 63.01% of eligible voters in the county. Broken down by the four largest[Read More…]

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