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View the online version of our 2018 Home and Garden Show Guide here! Just click in the center of the image to view.

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View the online version of our 2018 Spring Real Estate Guide here! Just click on the center of the image to view.

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Photos from Saturday's Earth Day Cleanup sponsored by SHEDCO, Solve Oregon and the City of St. Helens.

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Fast approaching its 90th Birthday, the St. Helens Garden Club has seen many changes since it was founded. Moving from the days of the manual typewriter to smart phones and Facebook, we just keep growing. No longer is the proper apparel for meeting fancy hats, white gloves, dresses, nylons a…

View the online version of our 2018 Reduce Reuse Recycle guide here! Just click in the center of the image to view.

Tax Season is rapidly ending and annual Spring Cleaning is due. As you complete your important tax paperwork, and ponder what to do with all the past records you no longer need to store, consider taking them to the Annual Shred Day sponsored by the St. Helens Kiwanis Day Breakers on April 28…


During the April 2 Rainier City Council meeting, Mayor Jerry Cole took a moment to recognize the efforts of the local social support agency and food pantry. Cole declared April 2018 to be “The Month of H.O.P.E.”


Music lovers were invited to attend a concert of internationally renowned Steinway pianist Steven Vanhauwaert this past Saturday in the Birkenfeld Theatre at the Clatskanie Cultural Center.


Wiggle Butz Gourmet Pet Bakery LLC, a family business since 2007, is now opening up its first location on Columbia Boulevard.

  • Lynn Chiotti St. Helens Garen Club

Ever wonder how your local St. Helens Parks are maintained? Many of you think that the taxing District known as the Greater St. Helens Parks and Recreation District takes care of places like McCormick, Campbell, Sixth Street, Heinie Heuman, Godfrey, Walnut Tree, and the Triangle, to name a f…

Rainier City Hall was the stage for a town hall this past Saturday. State Sen. Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose) and State Rep. Brad Witt (D-Clatskanie) updated the audience on the recent legislative session and took questions on a range of topics.

St. Helens High School is pleased to announce that Drake Dow has been selected as the Elks Teen of the Month for February. Drake is a great all around young man. He is a pleasure to have in class, is interested in learning and contributing to class discussions and is very welcoming and respe…

A workshop on SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. in the Columbia County Law Library, which is located at 270 S. First St. in St. Helens.  The workshop marks the 16th in the Lawyer in the Law Library series being hosted by the law …

  • Scot Stockwell St. Helens Superintendant

We recognize that creating a safe learning environment is a critical part of helping each child achieve academic success. This year we will introduce the Safe Oregon Tip Line, a new system that students can use to report school safety threats. Safe Oregon will give your child another medium …

A large group gathered at the Clatskanie American Legion Hall tonight to discuss taking action as a community to support CES Principal Brad Thorud after his contract was not renewed by the Clatskanie School Board.

On March 10, Columbia County Small Woodlands Association will hold its 20th annual tree sale. The sale begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Lawrence Oil (Pacific Pride) parking lot in St. Helens on Hwy 30. The Address is 845 N Columbia River Highway. Twenty-two different species of deciduous and conif…

For the last five Wednesdays, the Columbia City Elementary School cafeteria has been transformed into a puppet workshop put on by volunteers from the Columbia City Community Library. The five week ‘Cultural Arts After School’ program was made possible with a grant from the Columbia County Cu…

On Thursday, Feb. 22, the Columbia County Warming Center will be open. The warming center is located at 125 N. 17th St. in St. Helens and is open from 6:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. Check in from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The warming center phone number is 503-410-5800.