Friday May 17
Sierra Club Compass
Huge Victory in Oregon Builds Momentum Against Coal
Energy company Kinder Morgan announced last week that it is ditching plans to export 30 million tons of coal through the Port of St.
Thu May 16, 2013
Cornelius Pass Road's future potholed by congestion - Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:00
Recent emergency repairs on Northwest Cornelius Pass Road proves motorists are creating their own version of the Westside Bypass, the name given a proposed freeway project through the county that was killed by environmentalists and mass transit advocates in the 1990s.
Mon May 13, 2013
Man arrested on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping, other charges
A 32-year-old man is incarcerated at the Columbia County Jail after police say he allegedly ran his vehicle into a female and left the area of Wikstrom Road and Highway 30.
Suspect arrested for att. murder and kidnap near Scappoose
SCAPPOOSE, Ore. A 32-year-old registered sex offender was arrested for attempted murder and the kidnapping of a woman Sunday night.
Deputies: Man tried to rape, kill woman he met while fishing
SCAPPOOSE, Ore. Columbia County sheriff's deputies arrested a man who they said tried to rape and kill a woman on Sunday.
Fri May 10, 2013
What is this forest's value? - Friday, 10 May 2013 08:00
The 33-acre tract of forest in the Gourlay Creek watershed, recently approved to be clear-cut, is home to a diverse community of Douglas fir, red cedar, western hemlock, red alder and Oregon maple.
South County Spotlight
Scappoose VFW post announces Armed Forces Memorial dedication - Friday, 10 May 2013 10:00
The Scappoose Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4362 announced Friday its plans to hold a dedication ceremony May 18 - Armed Forces Day - for the new Armed Forces Memorial at Scappoose's Veterans Park.
Thu May 09, 2013
Investigation ongoing in fatal officer-involved shooting of armed man after chase near Scappoose
A black Mitsubishi crashed into a ditch in Warren May 3 after a high-speed chase with Oregon State Troopers.
Tue May 07, 2013
State troopers shoot, kill St. Helens man after high-speed chase
A 27-year-old St. Helens man was shot to death Friday evening after leading Oregon State Police on a high-speed chase through the back roads of South Columbia County.
Mon May 06, 2013
Oregon Legislature in a lull as key senator recovers from car crash
The Scappoose Democrat plays a key role in developing the state budget, and in her absence, Democrats have lost their slim majority in the Senate.
Sun May 05, 2013
Integrity in Policing Yesterday and Today
One fork takes the high ground, bound by the officers sworn oath to "protect" and the US Constitution, which mandates police behavior.
Sat May 04, 2013
Police shoot, kill woman near St. Helens after pursuit
WARREN, Ore. At least one Oregon State Police trooper shot and killed a woman Friday night after a chase from the Scappoose area, police said.
Fri May 03, 2013
Oregon State Police trooper shoots woman during pursuit near Scappoose
An Oregon State Police trooper opened fire and shot a woman Friday night during a vehicle pursuit near Scappoose.
Lake Oswego Review
Scappoose dams in need of cleanup - Friday, 03 May 2013 09:00
Over the winter, harsh weather caused sediment to build up behind the dams on Gourlay, Lacey and South Fork Scappoose creeks.