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1 hr ago | Tualatin Times

Columbia County Christian School roars on - Friday, 18 April 2014 01:00

It has been a decade since a small group of Columbia County families organized under the common faith-inspired vision of starting Columbia County Christian School.

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Related Topix: St. Helens, OR, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Warren, OR

1 hr ago | Tualatin Times

Small churches stay steady, stick to Scripture - Friday, 18 April 2014 01:00

It has become an article of faith for the national media: religion is on the wane in the United States.

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Related Topix: Deer Island, OR, Scappoose, OR, St. Helens, OR

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KXL-AM Portland

Judgea s Ruling No Problem For Sheriff: Loss Of Jail Is

Columbia county sheriff Jeff Dickerson says the jail in Saint Helens is in compliance with a federal judge's recent ruling that counties cannot hold people suspected of being in the country illegally without probable cause.

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Related Topix: St. Helens, OR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Forest Grove News-Times

Egg-cellent egg hunts - Friday, 11 April 2014 01:00

Spring is the season for egg hunts in south Columbia County, and two hallmark pre-Easter events are scheduled for Saturday, April 19. Scappoose Kiwanis is sponsoring its annual Scappoose Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10 a.m. at the Grant Watts Elementary School playground.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Scappoose, OR, St. Helens, OR

The Forest Grove News-Times

Scappoose fires police chief Greisen - Friday, 11 April 2014 01:00

Scappoose interim City Manager Don Otterman on Tuesday, April 8, notified Scappoose Police Chief Doug Greisen the city was terminating its employment contract with him, according to a press release from the city.

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Related Topix: Scappoose, OR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sherwoodgazette.com

County imposes moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries - Friday, 11 April 2014 01:00

Days after the cities of St. Helens and Columbia City banned medical marijuana dispensaries until May 2015, Columbia County followed suit Wednesday, April 9. The Board of County Commissioners swiftly approved an ordinance imposing a temporary moratorium on facilities that provide marijuana to approved patients, taking advantage of a new Oregon law ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, St. Helens, OR, Columbia City, OR

Sherwoodgazette.com

Scappoose fires police chief Greisen - Friday, 11 April 2014 01:00

Scappoose interim City Manager Don Otterman on Tuesday, April 8, notified Scappoose Police Chief Doug Greisen the city was terminating its employment contract with him, according to a press release from the city.

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Related Topix: Scappoose, OR

Sherwoodgazette.com

Egg-cellent egg hunts - Friday, 11 April 2014 01:00

Spring is the season for egg hunts in south Columbia County, and two hallmark pre-Easter events are scheduled for Saturday, April 19. Scappoose Kiwanis is sponsoring its annual Scappoose Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10 a.m. at the Grant Watts Elementary School playground.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Scappoose, OR, St. Helens, OR

Wed Apr 09, 2014

South County Spotlight

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I would like to respond to arguments raised by proponents of the increasing number of the highly explosive petroleum trains now coming through our communities.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Clatskanie, OR, Opinion

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Beaverton Valley Times

Columbia Funeral Home changes hands - Friday, 04 April 2014 09:30

After 14 years of owning St. Helens' Columbia Funeral Home & Cremation Center, John and Amy Potter have sold their business to an Oregon City couple.

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Related Topix: St. Helens, OR, Oregon City, OR

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesman Journal

Prescott Beach offers scenic views of Columbia River

Prescott Beach is a lovely Columbia County park along the banks of the river just south of Rainier.

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Related Topix: Rainier, OR, Scappoose, OR

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Newberg Graphic

Columbia Funeral Home changes hands - Friday, 04 April 2014 09:30

After 14 years of owning St. Helens' Columbia Funeral Home & Cremation Center, John and Amy Potter have sold their business to an Oregon City couple.

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Related Topix: St. Helens, OR, Oregon City, OR

The Newberg Graphic

Building autism awareness - Friday, 04 April 2014 09:26

Connie Gunn serves as the Oregon Autism Society representative for Columbia County and is hoping her recent efforts will soon result in the formation of a support group for local parents who have children with autism.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Scappoose, OR, Family, Parenting, Portland, OR

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Polk Plus

County budget: No good news

The refrain was often repeated on the first day of Polk County's Budget Committee hearings: county departments have for years been doing more with less.

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Related Topix: Polk County, OR, Personal Finance, Retirement, Grand Ronde, OR

KBND-AM Bend

Sheriff: Jail Shutdown Would Threaten Citizen Safety

The sheriff of Columbia County is warning that citizen safety will be under threat if the county jail shuts down.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Examiner.com

St. Helens woman arrested on charges of theft, forgery and more

SAFE of Columbia County , formerly known as the Women's Resource Center, lost $13,000 when a former bookkeeper and account manager, Hillary Ann Sims, was arrested following a criminal investigation into the loss of several thousands of dollars from the business accounts at the center.

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KGW-TV Portland

Woman accused of stealing from Col. Co. women's resource center

ST. HELENS, Ore. -- A former bookkeeper has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a St. Helens women's resource center.

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Related Topix: St. Helens, OR

Beaverton Valley Times

City to file Greisen decision within two weeks - Friday, 28 March 2014 01:00

The city of Scappoose within the next two weeks is expected to file a comprehensive decision on investigations focused on Scappoose Police Chief Douglas Greisen, city officials say.

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Related Topix: Scappoose, OR

Sun Mar 30, 2014

South County Spotlight

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I would like to respond to arguments raised by proponents of the increasing number of the highly explosive petroleum trains now coming through our communities.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Clatskanie, OR, Rainier, OR, St. Helens, OR, Opinion

Fri Mar 28, 2014

South County Spotlight

Hyde: Kitzhaber declaration 'not on the table for Columbia County' - Friday, 28 March 2014 01:00

Last year, the Oregon Legislative Assembly approved a law allowing the governor to declare a "public safety fiscal emergency" in conjunction with counties where not enough money is available for what are deemed to be essential public safety services.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber

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