The quartet of area race car drivers Dick Gaboury, Sean Fox, Joel Beehler and Terry King each notched Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) main event wins in the Pape Machinery/Knife River sponsored Labor Day weekend races Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at River City Speedway in St. Helens.

It’s a great time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Right now, smallmouth bass fishing should be good on the Columbia River, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW).

It’s not often The Chronicle has the chance to acknowledge locals who run in the races that annually come through St. Helens. The familiar sight of weary runners navigating their way down Highway 30 is now a yearly staple as we adjust our traffic around them and patiently wait for a group of…

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Columbia County graduate Luke Roth has attended three of Columbia County’s high schools – Scappoose for his first two years, St. Helens for his junior year, and recently graduated after finishing out his high school career in Clatskanie.

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The ninth event on the 14-race Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) schedule at River City Speedway is set for 5 p.m. on Aug. 3 and will include the Northwest Ford Focus Midget Series and the Hudson Garbage sponsored Sunset Challenge.

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City residents who visited McCormick Park this past weekend may have noticed a few big mounds of dirt.

The Columbia County Fairgrounds motorsports facility in St. Helens will feature races hosted by Reser’s Fine Foods at 5 p.m. on July 12. The races include a $5 Friday admission for all fans.

Stock car racing heats up at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Columbia County Fairgrounds motorsports facility in St. Helens with the Pape Machinery/Rainier Truck and R.V. Center-sponsored Northwest Modified Series race.

The Clatskanie Middle High School Softball Team has won the 3A OSAA State Championship game, defeating Dayton 10-5.

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St. Helens High School’s Oregon High School Equestraim Team (OHSET) is sporting several wins from the state competition.

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For the St. Helens High Lady Lions softball team, advancing to the OSAA state playoffs for the first time in four years provided them with lots of momentum coming into a matchup against the Hood River Valley Eagles. ​

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There was a great turnout for the 6th Annual Columbia County Economic Team (CCET) Golf Scramble at Wildwood Golf Course on Friday, May 3.