The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change. For specific details about cases listed,…

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 p.m. Tuesday to 4 a.m. Wednesday above 500 feet.

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The cause of death is still pending of a woman whose body was discovered in a rural area in southwest Columbia County.

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A year after a global coalition of more than 11,000 scientists declared a climate emergency, Oregon State University (OSU) researchers who initiated the declaration have released an update that points to a handful of hopeful signs, but shares continued alarm regarding an overall lack of prog…

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The National Weather Service forecast into the weekend calls for colder temperatures and a slight chance of snow in Columbia County and across the region.

A ripe peach – there’s no better fruit

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One year ago, Gov. Kate Brown established an incident management team to prepare the state against COVID-19, and today she delivered her 2021 State of the State address reflecting on the past year defined by the pandemic and looking ahead to the future.

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The statewide graduation rate for the class of 2019-20 is 82.6 percent, up 2.6 percentage points over the previous year and the highest graduation rate ever recorded in Oregon, according to data released today by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).

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St. Helens School District and other county schools will be able to transition to hybrid learning and on-site elementary instruction under the revised metrics in the update to the Oregon Department of Education's (ODE) "Ready Schools, Safe Learners" guidance. 

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The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change. For specific details about cases listed,…