Voter turnout for the Nov. 3 General Election is at a higher level compared to the election of 2016, according to Columbia County Election Supervisor Don Clack.
Two new cases of COVID-19 in Columbia County were announced by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) on Wednesday, Oct. 21, bringing the county total to 249 since the pandemic began.
School districts in Columbia County are preparing in-person classroom instruction plans, but those plans will not be put into place as soon as district officials had hoped.
The City of St. Helens Halloween Drive-Through Boo Trick-or-Treat from Your Vehicle is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 31 at the St. Helens Recreation Center, 1810 Old Portland Rd. in St Helens.
Grab your umbrella and warm coat, it likely will be cooler and wetter than normal this winter in the Pacific Northwest, according to the latest winter weather forecast from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
It’s not every day that the state fire marshal comes to town, and it’s certainly not everyday that she comes to town with three awards to bestow.
Oregon U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D) and California Representative Mike Levin (D) have introduced legislation to end American sales of new gasoline-powered vehicles in 15 years.
Oregon Army National Guard soldiers of the from Bravo Company, 741 Brigade Engineer Battalion, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team were formally recognized during a demoblization ceremony on Oct. 17, in St. Helens, after a nine-month deployment to the United Arab Emirates.
Former Scappoose and Forest Grove City Manager Michael Sykes has received the prestigious Herman Kehrli Award during the League of Oregon Cities’ (LOC) 95th Annual Conference.
A former U.S. Postal Service employee is heading to federal prison after being sentenced for stealing mobile phones out of packages at the Portland postal sorting facility.
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A California woman has pleaded guilty to participating in a complex multistate credit card “bust-out” conspiracy that funded an illicit interstate marijuana operation, and defrauded banks for over a $1,500,000, according to U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams.
A dead spotted lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, has been found in a shipment of planters and ceramic pots sent to Oregon from Pennsylvania.
The Nov.3 General Election is just around the corner and state and local election officials are encouraging voters to make sure they are registered.
The fall burn period for residential open burning in the city of St. Helens will begin on the third Saturday in October, running from Saturday, October 17 through Sunday, November 1, 2020.