Columbia County Sheriff Brian Pixley has completed his first year in office and is looking ahead to year two.
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?
Girl Scout Cookie sales have returned, providing a tasty treat for neighbors, revenue for troops and an invaluable experience for scouts.
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
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.
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.
Local children have been spending their afternoons on stage at St. Helens High School rehearsing for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of Cinderella.
According to a St. Helens Police Department Facebook post, the City of St. Helens phones, computers and email systems are offline. The city's Emergency 911 dispatch is still working.
Breathing smoke from burning wood in chimneys and wood stoves can harm a person’s health, according to a just-released report from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
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.
What you are paying at gasoline stations in St. Helens and across Columbia County has stabilized, according to the weekly AAA pump survey.
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.
The District of Oregon collected more than $8.2 million in criminal and civil actions and restitution payments made to victims in Fiscal Year 2019, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams in Portland.
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.
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.