If there are any teens out there interested in law enforcement who may have been late to the news that the St. Helens Police Department (SHPD) is gearing up to host their first one-day youth academy, they’re in luck. The registration deadline has now been extended to Monday, July 22.
The spring semester of 2019 was a rough year for area schools concerning the question of racism and bullying among their students. At the beginning of the year, the community came alive on social media, discussing their concerns on community Facebook pages in the wake of allegations from Par…
On Friday evening, July 12, dozens gathered down at Columbia View Park in St. Helens for the “Lights for Liberty” vigil to raise awareness about the conditions in America’s immigrant detention facilities.
It might sound like the beginning of a Dr. Seuss book, but it is actually a question that many probably won’t have an answer to, unless you joined me on a walking tour in downtown St. Helens this 4th of July. I’ll admit that growing up in St. Helens I never heard anything about Nora Lou Mart…
"Criminal Procedures: Know Your Rights” workshop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 in the Columbia County Law Library, located at 270 S. First St. in St. Helens.
With a goal of expanding services, the Columbia City Community Library has completed a three-month engagement with the Community Consulting Program (CCP), an outreach program sponsored by the Organization Development Network of Oregon (ODN-OR).
Carpenter ants are the scourge of homeowners in the Pacific Northwest. They do far more structural damage to homes and other buildings than all other insects combined. That said, they are part of our wood decay cycle and have been here far longer than humans have existed.
The United Way of Columbia County reports that the county will receive approximately $28,028 in Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program Phase 36 funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
The PAC Team would like to a give shout out to all patrons for helping make us the great family gym we are today. We truly could not have been as successful without your support. If you have not toured our facility, now would be a great time to do so.
While not in Columbia County, the little-known Linnton Community Center (LCC) has been serving Columbia County residents, especially commuters to Portland, for years.
William “Willow Bill” Goulardt is back in town this week to visit St. Helens own Flying Eagle and see that she is ship-shape, and he is inviting the community to get involved.