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One of the oldest St. Helens residents is turning 100 this fall. You won’t find the centenarian in an assisted living center, but rather in a prominent location overlooking the historic downtown. The John Gumm school building will mark its 100th anniversary on Sunday, September 15 – the day …

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CASA for Children of Multnomah, Washington, and Columbia Counties hosted their 26th Annual CASA Golf Classic presented by Fred Meyer Jewelers. The tournament was held at Langdon Farms Golf Club on August 19th. The event raised $215,000 in support of CASA’s mission.

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This past weekend the 108th All-Breed Dog Show of the Longview-Kelso Kennel Club was held at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. A red Doberman Pinscher was selected as Best in Show on Sept. 1 by Judge David Kirkland of Sanford, North Carolina, and was also selected for the same title on Saturd…

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In an effort to highlight the important work of emergency dispatchers within our community, the St. Helens Police Department (SHPD) is partnering with Columbia 911 Communications District (CCOM) for their next First Thursday presentation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, in the Columbia Ce…

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Columbia Humane Society is hosting their second annual Columbia County Dog Fair this month, to include various games for both you and your pets, as well as various vendors on site.

The St. Helens Mens Club held their club championship on Monday, August 26 at Wildwood Golf Course. Pictured here is the 1st Place team, Macadam Liquor: Rick Waters, Mark Catlow, Tim Lohman and Steve Clark. The Mower Shed team took 2nd, Precision Engraving took 3rd, and Rofinot Heating took 4th.

The Columbia Arts Guild delights the local community with artwork on display in the Gallery at the Courthouse located in the Columbia County Courthouse at 230 Strand St, St Helens, OR 97051.

It’s summer which means it’s time to get outside, and in that spirit The Columbia City Community Library is inviting the community to take a “Literary Walk in the Park” through the city’s ten beautiful public parks.

Wings and Wheels, the South Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s main event of the year, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 17 at the Scappoose Industrial Airpark.

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A joint collaboration for one of the county’s yearly National Night Out events, a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, brought together the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), Columbia River Fire & Rescue (CRFR) and th…

Residents in Scappoose, St. Helens and Columbia City may have noticed a truck passing by that looks strangely like a pirate ship. The same “ship” may have also been playing the “Pirates of the Caribbean” song heard in the ride by the same name at Disneylandor Disney World. No, the inhabitant…

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Off of Milton Way, down the road and across the railroad tracks, sits a green barn house-looking structure. A large sign reads “Columbia Pacific Food Bank,” designating the site where the food bank has been conducting operations for more than 20 years.

The flea market held on July 27 in support of the upcoming Columbia County Coalition for Human Dignity (CCCHD) educational exhibition to cover the Holocaust was deemed a “wonderful success” by one of the event’s organizers, Georgiana Gordon, despite the meager funds raised.