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Charming Longview House Sells for $925K
A charming 1-story house near Longview, Washington recently caught the attention of buyers and sold for an impressive $925,000 on September 29th. Located at 2341 Cascade Way, Longview, WA, 98632, this spacious home offers a comfortable and inviting living space.
A Seafood Lover's Guide to Ridgefield: Exploring the Top 2 Restaurants
In this article, we're exploring two exceptional seafood restaurants in Ridgefield. Have you had the pleasure of dining at either of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Wrongful death case involving Kevin Peterson Jr. set to go to trial 3 years after fatal shooting
Nearly three years after Clark County deputies shot and killed 21-year-old Kevin Peterson Jr. during a drug sting, a federal judge denied motions to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against the county on Thursday, ruling that the case will go before a jury.
Battle Ground Resident Survives Cardiac Arrest: Local Police and Medical Responders Recognized for Swift Action
On August 25, 2023, Brad Ruff of Battle Ground experienced a cardiac arrest. His wife Gretchen, a former emergency nurse, was quick to dial 9-1-1 and start CPR, initiating the emergency response.
Port of Woodland, Wash., Weighs Budget, $3M for Fiber
(TNS) — The Port of Woodland commissioners are considering a roughly $6 million expenditure budget as they begin the 2024 budget development process. Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the final budget 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at the port, 1608 Guild Road in Woodland. They will vote and finalize the budget at the Nov. 16 meeting.
DEQ fines Rainier over $30,000 for sewage spill in Columbia River, other violations
The Department of Environmental Quality says Rainier has earned yet another fine for wastewater violations, a recurring issue over the years. Rainier says it will complete a mitigation plan after a state department fined the city $31,550 in August for exceeding permit limits and discharging untreated sewage into the Columbia River. The DEQ says the city incurred over 100 Class I violations at its wastewater treatment plant in the past...
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T-Wolves swept by Chinooks
The Morton-White Pass volleyball team held tough in two sets but lost all three it played Thursday, falling 25-23, 25-14, 27-25 to Kalama in Randle in its Central 2B League opener. “As a
City of St. Helens: Fall burn dates
The fall burn period for residential open burning in the city limits of St. Helens will begin on the third Saturday in October, running from Saturday, October 21 through Sunday, November 5. Burn periods are established for residents to burn yard debris. Burn periods do not apply to activities such as using a charcoal barbeque or recreational outdoor fire pit. Before burning anything in your yard, a burn permit must be obtained through Columbia River Fire & Rescue (CRF&R). Residential burn permits are available through...
Ridgefield Home Sells for Impressive $1.33M
A stunning 2-story house near Ridgefield, Washington recently sold for an impressive $1,330,000 on September 20th. Located at 827 NE 224th Cir, Ridgefield, WA, 98642, this spacious home boasts 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, making it perfect for a large family or those who enjoy having ample space.
End of the Road: Wrapping up River City Speedway
River City Speedway concluded it’s 39th season of motorsports with it’s Sept. 23 season finale at the Columbia County Fairgounds facility in St. Helens. Local stock car racing drivers who won Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) championships included Kasey Lee, Brad Korpela, Stephen Kaptur and the father/son duo of Sean Fox and his son Austin. Korpela, of St. Helens, won the Street Stock Division title with his Dr. Auto sponsored 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. It marked the first championship of his four-year racing career for...
Giving Back: Fibre Federal Credit Union helps feed Rainier students
Fibre Federal Credit Union serves 11 counties in Oregon and Washington with financial services and community support projects focusing on education and wellness. The credit union recently partnered with HOPE of Rainier to sponsor the Rainier School District’s Backpack Food Program. The program provides backpacks filled with six meals, snacks, and beverages for children in need every weekend during the school year, totaling 216 meals per child. Currently, 25 Rainier K-12 children are enrolled in the program, but numbers typically rise throughout the year. At minimum, the program provides 5,400 meals per school year for children in need. This partnership creates an opportunity for Fibre Federal and HOPE of Rainier to address and relieve food insecurity and help local students lead healthier, happier lives.
Rainier Oregon Historical Museum: Preserving the past for the future
The Rainier Oregon Historical Museum (ROHM) is in the process of finding a new home. The museum, now located between A and B Streets on Highway 30 in the City Hall Building, is in the process of moving to a new location adjacent to the senior center. But the process is only inching along due to the Oregon legislature. The museum started in 2014 when a like-minded group of Rainier residents gathered to talk about starting a museum. At the second meeting held approximately one...
Discover Ridgefield: The Ultimate Guide to the Town's Top 3 Pizza Stores
In this article, we will be exploring three pizza stores located in Ridgefield. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
OREGON DEPT. OF FORESTRY NORTHWEST OREGON FOREST PROTECTION DISTRICTION ANNOUNCES END OF 2023 Fire Season and Public Use Restrictions Effective Oct. 1, 2023
The Oregon Department of Forestry announces effective at 1 am, Sunday, October 1, 2023, Fire Season and Public Use Restrictions will be terminated in the Northwest Oregon Forest Protection District. This area includes all State, private and BLM forest lands included in the Astoria, Tillamook, and Forest Grove Districts of the Oregon Department of Forestry. With the end of fire season, logging operations are no longer subject to fire protection laws, such as maintaining fire equipment at logging sites.
Sweets & Treats: A local destination for divine delights
There is a new business in Rainier, that aims to satisfy even the most persnickety sweet tooth. Its name is Birdie’s Devine Delights, and everything crafted there strives to be both divine and delightful. The proprietor of the establishment is Birdie Standen. The eponymous website is up and running and is available for viewing and ordering. The address is 126 W. B Street. You can also order cakes, cookies, and...
In Process: Planning Commission denies police station permit
The St. Helens Planning Commission denied the request for a Conditional Use Permit and Sensitive Lands Permit for the city’s new police station which was planned to be built at the intersection of Old Portland Road and Kaster Road. “The Police Station requires a Conditional Use Permit to be allowed,” said St. Helens City Planner Jacob Graichen. “The approval authority for Conditional Use Permits is the Planning Commission. At the Commission’s last meeting on Sept. 12, they (by unanimous vote) denied the permit.” ...
Public Health encourages residents to dispose of fallen leaves properly
As colorful leaves begin to fall from trees, Clark County Public Health is encouraging residents to properly dispose of leaves to keep them out of streets and the landfill. Leaves should not be raked or blown into streets. Fallen leaves can clog storm drains and create areas of standing water on roadways, making roads unsafe for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. Instead, Public Health encourages residents to take advantage of local disposal options that use leaves to create compost.
Centralia remains undefeated with win over Clark County
Centralia — The Centralia Panthers kept their undefeated record perfect with their 39-14 victory over Clark County Friday night. Centralia quarterback Cullen Bennett connected with Bo Hatton for a 50-yard touchdown pass. Check out the highlights in the video above!
Progress: Broadleaf Arbor set to finish in January
Amid construction delays, developers of the new housing community Broadleaf Arbor expect the project to be done in the first quarter of 2024. What's missing? In an interview with the Chronicle in March of this year, developers stated that they expected the project would be done in October. Unfortunately, supply chain issues have disrupted the arrival of electrical equipment and delayed the project’s completion. ...