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Carpal tunnel, stiff shoulders, eye-strain headaches ­­– these are all well-known side effects of prolonged computer use. But what happens when you step away from the desktop and into virtual reality?

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The Port of Columbia County is now involved in a study to ascertain how resilient the Scappoose Industrial Airpark (SIA) would be in the event of a major disaster, such as the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake

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The latest celebration for former Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter’s legacy has raised $1,600, which will be used to support scholarships for graduating high school seniors in Columbia County.

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In a new proactive approach to control mosquitoes and the diseases they can spread, the Columbia Drainage Vector Control District will use high technology in their efforts this spring and summer.

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All the City of St. Helens city departments continued to be without computers, email and phone services late Thursday afternoon, Jan. 16.

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Oregon has joined fifteen states and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans.

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Editor's Note: This story clarifies an earlier report concerning the St. Helens City Council discussion about tourism. We are glad to set the record straight.

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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined 23 state law enforcement partners in an agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund (PPGF), Inc.

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The Community Action Team planned to open Columbia County’s only overnight weather center on Monday night, Jan. 13, for those people needing a place to get out of the cold winter conditions.

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We are seeing snow photos from all over Columbia County today.

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Columbia County can expect a bit more winter weather conditions through Thursday, according to National Weather Service hydrologist Andy Bryant in Portland.

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Snow began falling early Tuesday morning throughout Columbia County, leaving a dusting along city streets, sidewalks and lawns in St. Helens.

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As the chance for snow in Columbia County increases this week, the Oregon Department of Transportation is ready to help get you from here to there in an effort to keep the main state roads clear.

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St. Helens Mayor Rick Scholl said the top issues facing the city in 2020 will be waterfront development, public works issues dealing with roads, sewer and water, and the city’s industrial properties.

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs is expanding its Veteran Volunteer Program statewide, including Columbia County, and is now recruiting volunteers interested in working with aging veterans to help them access needed benefits and resources.