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Lingering UGB decision in Scappoose stifles growth plans - Friday, 25 July 2014 09:32
As prime real estate adjacent to the Scappoose airport remains deadlocked pending the outcome of a legal appeal, some are worried the lengthy process could compromise the city's economic future.
Ralph Painter Memorial Run Set For Saturday
The Ralph Painter Memorial Run will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Rainier High School.
Babysitter pleads guilty to assaulting toddler, serves hours in jail
ST. HELENS, Ore. -- A babysitter who pleaded guilty to assaulting a toddler in Columbia County served just hours in jail for her crime.
Columbia County authorities nab 15 in criminal crackdown
ST. HELENS, Ore ... Dale Thompson's view from atop the hills above Goble is breathtaking.
Public can now learn about oil trains passing through town
Members of the public can now find out about the movement of trains in their community that are laden with crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota.
Oil train records show what Oregon tried to hide
When Oregon officials at last released oil train routing information after a monthlong public records battle, they still decided to redact some information.
Records: 3 oil trains go through Oregon weekly
Two railroads ran a total of three oil trains per week through Oregon's most populous county, a disclosure railroad companies fought to keep from public release.
Top Prosecutor Is Also A Victim
Columbia County Prosecutor Steve Atchison and his wife are among dozens of victims whose houses have been hit by thieves since May. The Portland Tribune reports the Atchison's home was burglarized last Thursday.